Raytheon Company Corp., El Segundo Calif., has been awarded a $19,351,087 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Military Imaging Surveillance Technology-Long Range (MIST-LR) Technical Area 2, to research advance computational imaging techniques in support of beyond-the-diffraction-limit imaging. Work will be performed at El Segundo Calif., and is expected to be completed by Feb. 20, 2015. This award is result of competitive acquisition from DARPA Broad Agency Announcement 13-27, and three offers were received. Fiscal 2013 research and development funds in the amount of $9,355,600 will be obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory/RQKDB, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity. (FA8650-13-C-7372)
Hawker Beechcraft Corp., Wichita, KS, has been awarded a $15,907,028 modification (P00023) on contract (FA8620-11-C-3000) for 12 months of contractor logistics support (CLS). This modification exercises option year one for CLS from Oct. 1, 2013 through Sept 30, 2014. Exercising option year one will continue operations and avoid a break in service. Work will be performed in Iraq, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2014. This requirement is 100 percent foreign military sales (FMS), and is in support of the Iraq King Air 350 program per agreement with the FMS customer (Iraq). Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WINK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
General Atomics - Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., has been awarded a $12,844,738 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the MQ-9 stationary targeting improvements. This contract action is for the development and delivery of an improved targeting capability with the Lynx synthetic aperture radar (SAR) on the MQ-9 platform to allow for a more streamlined approach to targeting and quicker decision making by the crew. This effort also builds a certifiable Lynx SAR community sensor model (CSM) in order to allow for future implementation in the full MQ-9 CSM effort as well as a trade study to identify a format for encoding SAR imagery and moving target indicator data within the MQ-9 architecture that enables a common digital video format. Work will be performed in Poway, Calif., and is expected to be complete by Jan. 13, 2016. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition and one offer was solicited and received. Fiscal 2013 research and development funds in the amount of $4,500,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIIK, Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity. (FA8620-10-G-3038 DO 0054)