CS Company Develops National Defense Project

A local company is developing a device that could save lives on the battlefield.

Lynntech, Inc. In College Station is working on a chemical and biological threat detection system. A small handheld unit can quickly detect trace levels of agents using infrared technology.

U.S. Representative Chet Edwards visited Lynntech, Inc. Monday to discuss an important national defense research project. Edwards secured $2.64 million for the project in 2007, which President Bush signed into law.

"The next step will be to develop a next generation prototype and then after some testing, we'd take it to a prototype that can be out in the field and do some testing out there," Lynntech Scientist Tony Ragucci said.

The $2.64 million project will also benefit homeland security response teams in detecting and clearing areas contaminated by chemical and biological agents.


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