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3Phoenix Awarded Photonic Mast Contract

July 13, 2012
By George Seffers

3Phoenix Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $36,975,796 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development and production of one low-profile photonics mast engineering development model and associated engineering services. This effort is for Phase III of a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) topic number N04-138, "Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data." The technology development efforts to support fielding Low Profile Photonics Masts and Inverted Passive Electrical Networking (iPEN) Telemetry Kits have been through SBIR. Developed technologies provide a significant improvement to U.S. Navy Open Architecture and Network Centric Operations. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.