L3 Helping with R&D in Navy High Gain Antenna Common Data Link Effort
L3 Technologies Inc., doing business as L3 Communication Systems West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is awarded an $8,514,907 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N0016417FJ021) for a research and development effort to design, test and build high gain antenna (HGA) common data link (CDL) engineering development models and production HGA/CDL for the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (PMA-290) and Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PMA-262). Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be completed by January 2021. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding in the amount of $5,503,778 will be obligated at time of award and funding in the amount of $103,778 will expire at the end of fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.