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Evaluation of Chemical and Electric Flare Systems

Award Information

Award #
2006-IJ-CX-K008
Funding Category
Competitive
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2006
Total funding (to date)
$32,015

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $32,015)

These funds to Florida Gulf Coast University are for the creation of technical data on electrical and chemical flare systems for use by law enforcement agencies around the country. Various commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) chemical and electrical flare systems will be field-tested using scientific field trials so as to enable the generation of a comparison guide of the features, costs, benefits, strengths and shortcomings of these systems. The final product, a comparison guide, will allow more informed decision-making in procurement of flare and other highway signaling devices for procurement personnel and chief law enforcement officers.

ca/ncf

Date Created: September 12, 2006