Georgia Tech Research to Develop 'Real-Time' High Performance Computer
Georgia Tech Research Corp., Atlanta, Georgia, is awarded an $11,510,337 36-month modification to exercise Option One to a previously awarded cost contract to develop a new breed of high performance computer (HPC), dubbed “Real-time HPC,” which balances computational throughput with extreme low latency to create a largescale virtual radiofrequency test range. This modification increases the value of the basic contract by $11,510,337; the new total value is $13,913,213. Work will be performed at contractor facilities in Atlanta, Georgia (50%); New York, New York (30%); and Aurora, Colorado (20%). The period of performance for option is from August 1, 2021, through July 31, 2024. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation (DoD) funds in the amount of $972,876 will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) broad agency announcement solicitation published on the beta.sam.gov and DARPA websites. Eight proposals were received and one was selected for award. Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N66001-20-C-4002).