Lockheed Martin Corporation, Grand Prairie, Texas, has been awarded a $12,933,908 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Squad X Experimentation program to design, develop and validate system prototypes for a combined-arms squad. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas; Rome, New York; Menlo Park, California; Woburn, Massachusetts; Ann Arbor, Michigan; and Cherry Hill, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of August 14, 2019. Fiscal 2016 and 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $7,506,796 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S.
Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $9,450,189 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery, requirements contract for research and development in order to complete/deliver the assessment of Army warfighting challenges and integrated learning plans, the experiment final reports, and experiment-to-action plans. The U.S. Army will use these reports to develop and revise Army concepts and contribute to other services and joint concepts; make recommendations for the development of Army and joint capabilities development scenarios; research current and future warfare through experimentation; and build models and simulations to test new warfighting ideas.