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AUSA Winter 2010: Decision time near for MAPS

25th February 2010 - 08:31 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

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In addition to their work with new ethylene destruction technologies to extend the shelf life of fresh produce (see 'West 2010 Logistics Spotlight' in the next issue of MLI), developers at the US Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) are exploring other methods to enhance food quality for today’s warfighters. NSRDEC representatives utilised this week’s Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Winter Symposium to highlight the possibilities of a new Modified Atmosphere Packaging System (MAPS).

'Our new ethylene destruction systems basically take the ethylene gas through a UV system and turns it into carbon dioxide and

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