U.S. Department of Homeland Security Awards Design Contract for the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center [March 23, 2005] [open pdf - 9KB]
In this pres release, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announces another important step towards stronger biodefense capabilities by awarding an $11 million design contract for the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC) facility at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, to architecture, design, and planning firm Perkins+Will, Inc. The NBACC facility, managed by Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate, will strengthen America's ability to defend against biological terrorism by delivering dedicated scientific research to better assess, anticipate, prevent, and mitigate biological threats.
Dept. of Homeland Security: http://www.dhs.gov/