Celestial Object Sighting System Prototyping
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $26,889,866 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Ocelot Software/Hardware Prototype. This contract provides for a flight-testing demonstration of an existing wide-field-of-view monocentric lens optical system and advances the design, development, and testing of a Celestial Object Sighting System. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 15, 2025. Fiscal 2022 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,150,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity (FA8750-22-C-1527).