Two Firms Awarded Spectrum Warfare Research and Development
CACI Technologies Inc., Chantilly, Virginia (FA8650-16-D-1848), and Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colorado (FA8650-16-D-1849), have each been awarded a multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, with a shared ceiling value of $49,500,000, for spectrum warfare assessment technologies research and development. The contractors will provide for applied and advanced research and development to conduct leading-edge system-of-systems spectrum warfare applications and advanced technology development. Research will be conducted using a multispectral synthetic battlespace simulation to integrate sensor and electronic warfare technologies; identify and resolve technology issues and risks; demonstrate technology applications and benefits; and perform rapid technology insertions and transitions. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by October 28, 2022. These awards are the result of a competitive acquisition, with four offers received. Fiscal 2015 research and development funds in the amount of $3,473,538 are being obligated to CACI Technologies Inc. for task order 0001 and $950,000 to Ball Aerospace for task order 0001 at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, is the contracting activity.