Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $17,873,386 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development. Contractor will develop a portable system for real-time standoff detection and identification of trace chemical residues on surfaces using active infrared spectroscopy at a 30-meter range. Work will be performed at Reston, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by October 3, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with 17 offers received. Fiscal 2015 research and development funds in the amount of $3,687,539 are being obligated at the time of award.
Excet Incorporated, Springfield, Virginia, was awarded a $7,793,502 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the research and development services in support of technology that detect chemical and biological agents. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.