Naval Surface Warfare Center is Exploring Non-Lethal Options

June 28, 2019

Applied Research Associates Inc., Arlington, Virginia, is awarded a $10,871,878 cost-plus fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity modification to a previously awarded contract N00174-17-D-0032 to exercise option year two for continued non-lethal weapons and research and development. In another award, Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia, received a $9,756,331 cost-plus fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity modification to a previously awarded contract N00174-17-D-0034 to perform similar research and development, also under the second option year. A third award was made to Applied Technology Inc. of King George, Virginia, for a $9,507,131 cost-plus fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity modification to a previously awarded contract N00174-17-D-0033. A fourth award was made to American Systems Corp. of Chantilly, Virginia, for $9,497,098.

The work is for follow-on services for the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons requirement for weapons, devices or munitions explicitly designed and primarily employed to incapacitate targeted personnel or materiel immediately, while minimizing fatalities, permanent injury to personnel and undesired damage to property in the target area of environment. Non-lethal weapons are intended to have reversible effects on personnel and materiel. Work will be performed in Virginia at Applied Research in Arlington, at Booz Allen in McLean, at Applied Technology in King George, and American Systems in Chantilly, and is expected to be complete by June 2020. No funds are being obligated at time of award. Funding will be obligated per individual task orders as issued. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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