L3 Technologies Providing Experimental Satellite Telescope for the Air Force Research Lab
L3 Technologies Space & Sensors SSG, Wilmington, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $9,238,925 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Agile Small-Satellite Experimental Telescope. This contract provides for development of infrared telescopes with size, weight and low recurring cost suitable for use on small satellites and capability for rapidly steering the telescope instantaneous field-of-view over a large angular field-of-regard. Work will be performed in Wilmington, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by August 24, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,099,511 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.