Physical Optics Providing JARVIS Prototype Support

July 11, 2018

Physical Optics Corp.,* Torrance, California, is awarded $32,844,760 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement in support of the Navy and the Air Force. This order provides for non-recurring effort to mature the Joint Avionics Reconfigurable Visual Information System (JARVIS) Small Business Innovation Research Phase II prototype through Engineering Manufacturing and Development to Technical Readiness Level 8. JARVIS is a mission processing system that will operate in conformance with the Future Airborne Computing Environment standard, incorporate software re-configurability, leverage distributed processing and address cybersecurity requirements. Work will be performed in Torrance, California (77 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (20 percent); and Atlanta, Georgia (3 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2023. Fiscal year 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); and FY2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy and Air Force) funds in the amount of $6,865,358 are being obligated at time of award, $3,923,523 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This order combines purchases for the Navy ($27,261,151; 83 percent); and the Air Force ($5,583,609; 17 percent). The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity. *Small Business

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