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Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded $12,200,065 for modification 10 to cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 4767 previously issued against basic ordering agreement N00019-15-G-0003. The modification provides for the design, development and integration of a Government Furnished Integrated Single Box Solution (ISBS) radio and upgraded antennas into the Tactical Tomahawk (TACTOM) Block IV all-up-round missile. It also includes integration of the ISBS into the TACTOM guidance test set, update of test equipment, support for the Advanced Communications Architecture test strategy and continued engineering for navigation system upgrades. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (86 percent); and Boulder, Colorado (14 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2019. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $4,235,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
DOD to study the implications of wearable exercise devices revealing "too much information" about service member locations and military bases.
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is set to receive a neuromorphic supercomputer from IBM this summer.