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Block MEMS Wins $3.5M DARPA Contract to Protect Urban Environments Against Chemical Threats
Southborough, Massachusetts – July 30, 2019
Block MEMS, a leading developer of Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) based infrared detection systems, has been awarded a $3.5M contract from the Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA), as part of the SIGMA+ Program. Read the full press release.

Block Engineering Deploys PORTHOS Chemical Detection Systems for Japanese Olympics
Southborough, Massachusetts – June 5, 2019
Block Engineering, LLC announced today that its PORTHOS™ automated chemical detection system has been deployed with the Japan Disaster Management Agency at three locations in Japan. Read the full press release.

Block Engineering's LaserWarn Environmental Gas Monitor Wins Prism Award
Marlborough, Massachusetts – February 8, 2018
Block Engineering, LLC (Block) has won the SPIE 2018 Best Product Prism Award for Environmental Monitoring. The award was given to Block for its LaserWarn™ Analyzer based on next generation quantum cascade lasers (QCLs). The prize was announced on January 31st, 2018 at a black-tie gala in San Francisco, held during SPIE's Photonics West Conference, the largest event in the field. Read the full press release.

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