MZA Associates Corp.,* Albuquerque, New Mexico, is awarded an $18,697,835 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the counter unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAS) High Energy Laser Weapon System (HELWS). The contractor will design, develop, deliver, integrate, test and demonstrate a compact, portable, low-cost and reliable C-UAS HELWS using the latest available commercial components. Work will be performed in Albuquerque, New Mexico (80%); and Dayton, Ohio (20%). Work is expected to be completed by Aug. 17, 2023, and if all options are exercised, will continue until Aug. 17, 2025.
MZA Associates Corporation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is being awarded a $9,787,624 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research project under topic N091-009, entitled "Tactical Beam Director for Airborne High Energy Laser Applications." This contract provides for the finalized design for the MH-60S helicopter beam director and beam control system, fabrication of all components, and integration into a high-power beam director and beam control system. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity.