Alluviam unveiled the HazMasterG3 Decision Support System v16, a tactical decision-support software suite that offers threat identification capabilities and response guidance. The HazMasterG3 v16 now can estimate the amount of finished homemade explosive agents based on an approximation of the precursor material found on scene.
A DHS-certified and approved anti-terrorism technology, the HazMasterG3 identifies unknown chemical agents; radiological isotopes; complex IED/HME threats; detonators; intermodal containers; and road and rail hazards. It also identifies dual-use precursors, precursor outcomes and chemical reactions. The new HME capability will help explosive ordnance disposal and other hazmat teams perform better forensic intelligence investigations on scene, said Greg Ouzounian, Alluvian’s director of business development.
“The app can help a user identify industrial chemicals and bio-terror agents and then provides response guidance for those specific chemicals,” Ouzounian said.
HazMasterG3 integrates more than 156,000 materials and trade names. Once a user identifies the suspected chemical found, they can access additional reference data, such as the type of protective clothing to wear to which chemical detector to use to identify it forensically, Ouzounian said. Also included is the 2012 Emergency Response Guide, as well as a new interactive boiling-liquid expanding-vapor explosion (BLEVE) calculator, he said.
“The app can help first responders determine if someone is making homemade explosives, or chemical warfare agents, and then tell them what needs to be done as far as the safe distance and managing the incident,” Ouzounian said. “Another example is helping responders determine if they are entering an area where meth or cocaine is being made.”
HazMasterG3 is offered as a subscription on Java-enabled Web-browsers for $900, Ouzounian said. This lets users access the database remotely from any handheld device. In addition, a perpetual license can be purchased for $2,000 where an app is downloaded directly to a person’s Android, Windows and iOS smartphone or tablet and accessible without Internet access.