Riverside Research to Prototype Architectures for Weapon Systems

November 4, 2016

Riverside Research Institute, New York, New York (FA8650-17-D-1900); and Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia (FA8650-17-D-1700), have been awarded a combined $48,000,000 multiple award, fair opportunity, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts for research and development for mission systems open architecture science and technology. Contractors will provide applied and advanced research and development, as well as advanced component development and prototypes, to evolve and expand emerging open architecture standards and approaches for current and next-generation Air Force weapon systems. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by November 6, 2023. These awards are the result of a competitive acquisition with seven offers received. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $500,000 are being obligated to each company for the initial task order at the time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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