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Operation of the NLECTC - Rocky Mountain FY09 and Support of Weapons and Protective Systems Center of Excellence

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $1,550,000)

The Weapons and Protective Systems Technology Center of Excellence (WPSTC), will support the Office of Science and Technology (OST) research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) process by assisting in the identification of state and local criminal justice agency technology needs and operational requirements; coordinating testing, demonstration, and evaluation of new technologies emerging from the OST R&D cycle to assist state and local agencies with their purchasing decisions; and assisting in capacity building and technology assistance to the public safety community. The principal focus of WPSTC will be supporting NIJ's RDT&E Process by hosting those TWGs associated with the Explosives, Corrections, and PPE portfolios. WPSTC will participate at conferences/exhibitions and manage activities in support of the RDT&E process. ca/ncf

Date Created: September 22, 2009