Leidos Awarded Laser Contract
Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $21,079,949 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for critical analysis and simulation efforts. Contractor will provide advanced technology exploration, development and research into optical beam control in the presence of atmospheric turbulence to develop, simulate, analyze and characterize beam control systems for laser propagation and laser communication. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and is expected to be complete by January 23, 2021. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with one offer received. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $950,962 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9451-16-C-0048).