ONR Asks Charles Stark Draper Lab to Look into Quantum Gravimeter Navigation System
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, is awarded a $7,558,949 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Quantum Gravimeter Navigation System (Q-Grav). Work will be performed at the Draper Laboratory Inc. (94.4%); and Lightmachinery Inc. (5.6%), and is expected to be completed January 7, 2022. The period of performance is a 39-month base period and without options from October 8, 2019, through January 7, 2022. Fiscal year 2019, research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,500,000 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under N00014-19-S-B001, "Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science & Technology." Since proposals will be received throughout the year under the long range BAA, the number of proposals received in response to the solicitation is currently unknown. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00014-20-C-1015).