UES, Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a $49,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for power and thermal technologies for the Air and Space Scientific Research Program in order to sponsor scientific research and early development of materials, thermal concepts, battery cells and various other technologies in the four major research areas of power generation, power management and distribution, energy storage and subsystem integration. Problems frequently arise in these areas, which require unique and innovative solutions. At this time, $200,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by November 2010. Solicitation began July 2003, and negotiations were completed November 2003. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-04-D-2404).
Northrop Grumman/Litton System Inc., Woodland Hills, Calif., is being awarded a $8,400,000 firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide up to 25 (minimum 18) upgrade kits applicable to the operator console unit supporting the AN/TPS-75 Mobile Tactical Radar System. Total funds have been obligated. Negotiations were completed November 2003. Headquarters Odgen Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (M67854-02-D-2000-QP01, 10).
Digital System Resources Inc., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded an $11,000,000 cost-plus-award-fee modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-5136) to exercise an option for additional engineering under a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase III effort to analyze legacy systems and provide analysis and plans for insertion of new technologies and capabilities. The basis for these architectural enhancements is the use of commercial off-the-shelf hardware and software standards. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Va., and is expected to be completed September 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.