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Block Engineering's LaserWarn Wins Prestigious MILIPOL Innovation Award
Southborough, Massachusetts – November 21, 2019
Block Engineering, LLC has won the prestigious MILIPOL 2019 Innovation Award in the category of Crisis Management. The award was given to Block for its new LaserWarn early warning hazardous gas and chemical detection system. Read the full press release.

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.

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