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Argon Chemical Warfare Simulators to train Canadian Forces in CBRN defence

Written by Steven Pike on 10 Dec 2012

Argon Electronics Canadian representative Patlon Aircraft & Industries Limited has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to equip the Canadian Forces with Argons’ chemical warfare training simulators. The simulators will be used to train Canada’s military on the equipment and procedures for detecting chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals.

Argon will supply the company’s flagship PlumeSIM™ training systems, as well as simulators for several of the Canadian Forces’ chemical detectors, including the Proengin AP4C™ detector and the S4PE surface sampler, as well as simulators for the Smiths Detection LCD3.3™ personal detector and LCD-Nexus™ fixed-site detector. The simulation systems are to be deployed at the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear training facility at Canadian Forces Base Borden and several other bases throughout Canada.

“Argon and Patlon Aircraft Industries have worked extremely hard together to secure this important contract, which will be delivered over the next eighteen months,” said Steven Pike, Managing Director of Argon.  “This contract represents a huge vote of confidence in both our simulation products and our company.  That confidence results from not only the performance but the cost-effectiveness of our systems.  For example, the PlumeSIM system has a modular and highly flexible architecture, enabling our customers to expand and adapt the system in the future as their CBRN training needs change.”

Argon Electronics

Argon Electronics was established in 1987 and has since become a world leader in the development and manufacture of hazardous material detector simulators, most notably in the fields of military Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) defence. Our simulators have applications from civil response to unconventional terrorism and accidental release, and international treaty verification, with a growing presence in the nuclear energy generation and education markets.

For further information please contact:  

Argon Electronics, 

Unit 16 Ribocon Way, Progress Business Park,

Luton, Bedfordshire, LU4 9UR, UK

Topics: Company News

Steven Pike

Written by Steven Pike

Steven Pike is the Founder and Managing Director of Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. A graduate of the University of Hertfordshire, Steven has been awarded a number of international patents relating to the field of hazardous material training systems and technology.