Space Development Agency Selects Collins for MBOP Flight Ready Satellite Payload Effort
Goodrich Corp., doing business as Collins Aerospace, Danbury, Connecticut, was awarded a $19,057,548 not-to-exceed, undefinitized contract action for the Multi-band Overhead Persistent Infrared Payload (MBOP) effort. MBOP is a flight ready satellite payload with a unique, advantageous modular sensor configuration. The proposal was received and evaluated under broad agency announcement HQ0850-20-S-0001. Work will be performed at the contractor's facility in Danbury, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of May 22, 2022. Fiscal 2020 research and development funds in the amount of $6,500,000 were obligated at the time of award. Space Development Agency, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (HQ0850-20-C-0004).