NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Army announced late on Friday that it has awarded Life Technologies a $45 million contract.

The firm-fixed-price contract is for the purchase of reagents and consumable supplies for the Army's DNA Identification Laboratory at the Armed Forces Medical Examiners System in Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. The Army said that work will be done at Life Tech's Carlsbad facility and completed around Aug. 9, 2017.

Life Tech won the bid through a solicitation on the Internet. One bid was received, the Army said.

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