Boston College to Conduct Warfighter Asset Analysis and R&D for AFRL
Boston College, Institute for Scientific Research, Boston, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $10,632,835 cost reimbursable contract for research and development. This contract provides for extending and exploiting existing tools, assets and information to maximize near-term benefits to the government, while simultaneously generating new ideas, innovations and basic research for next-generation technologies promising new, in some cases revolutionary, capabilities for the warfighter. Work will be performed at Boston College, Massachusetts; and Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico; and a few other locations in the U.S., and is expected to be complete by April 1, 2024. The award is the result of a competitive acquisition and four offers were received. Fiscal 2019 research and development funds in the amount of $681,932 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9453-19-C-0401).