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AFRL Awards Multiple Target Recognition Contracts

August 16, 2013
George I. Seffers

KEYW Corp., Severn, Md., (FA8650-13-D-1551); Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), McLean, Va., (FA8650-13-D-1552); Raytheon Co., Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, Calif. (FA8650-13-D-1553); and BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Burlington, Mass., (FA8650-13-D-1628), have been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in the amount of $24,375,000 (shared ceiling for five contracts) for research and development for the Compact Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) and Sustainable Environment (CASE) program. Research is focused on reducing template/database dimensionality and cost for single and multi-phenomenology ATR, while maintaining target identification performance. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, is the contracting activity.

Compass Systems to Support Intelligence Gathering

August 9, 2013
George I. Seffers

Compass Systems Inc., Lexington Park, Md., is being awarded a $9,978,215 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of an airborne system in support of the Electro-Optical (EO) and Special Mission Sensors Division of the Avionics Department. This contract includes research of emerging technologies, including radar, EO, fusion engines, automatic target recognition and other related intelligence gathering sensors, related to the targeting of enemy positions for improved weapons delivery. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-13-C-0367).

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