Raytheon is Providing Logistics and Supply Chain Automated Reasoning R&D to NIWC Atlantic
Raytheon BBN Technologies Corp., Cambridge, Massachusetts, is awarded a $9,321,564 performance based, cost-plus-fixed-fee, completion contract (N65236-20-C-8009). This contract is for research logistics and supply chain automated reasoning and information fusion, real-time demand forecasting and system resilience assessment. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Massachusetts (67%); Menlo Park, California (13%); Minneapolis, Minnesota (12%); Potsdam, New York (4%); and Tucson, Arizona (4%). Work is expected to be complete by September 2021. The contract will provide a distributed system that learns the logistics enterprise, estimates its operational state and provides predictive analytics to answer key diagnostic and prognostic questions about logistics performance, resilience, flexibility and survivability under a range of what-if scenarios. The contract includes an 18 month base period. Contract funds in the amount of $455,000 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured by full and open competition under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Strategic Technology Office broad agency announcement (HR0011-19-S-0053) via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with nine timely offers received. The Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.