ROCKLEDGE, FL – March 3rd, 2017 – Mainstream Engineering Corporation, a 31-year-old Brevard County Florida research and manufacturing company, has been awarded a contract by the Navy to design an advanced chemical detection system for underwater unexploded ordnance applications. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal response teams encounter a variety of underwater explosive threats. Mainstream’s innovative trace chemical/explosive sensor system will provide improved classification and identification of suspect underwater targets. This explosives sensor is capable of being integrated into a man-portable remotely operated vehicle. Mainstream’s technology will expand existing trace chemical detection capabilities.
About Mainstream Engineering
Mainstream Engineering Corporation is a solutions-oriented research, development and manufacturing small business with a history of leading-edge R&D that has resulted in advanced, American-made, cost-competitive products. Founded in 1986, Mainstream’s mission is to transition thermal control, energy storage and energy conversion technology into high-quality, cost-effective, environmentally safe, green, commercial products. Products include lightweight diesel engines, thermal control units, biomass conversion technologies, refrigerators/freezers for shipping containers and the QwikProduct™ line of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) products. Areas of research include thermal control, energy conversion, power electronics, turbomachinery, chemical technology and materials science.