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Alliant Techsystems, Incorporated defense contract to the Air Force given on 3/29/2011

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 5/19/2014

Defense contract under the Air Force awarded to Alliant Techsystems, Incorporated on 3/29/2011.

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Principle Contractor: Alliant Techsystems, Incorporated
Date Reported: 3/29/2011
Department: Air Force


Contract Details: Alliant Techsystems, Inc., Plymoth, Minn., is being awarded a $35,796,194 fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract which will provide the hard target sensing fuze, an advanced fuze system for use with BLU-109, BLU-113, and BLU-122 warheads and their associated guidance systems. The fuze system will be capable of surviving penetration through 5,000 to 15,000 pounds per square inch of multiple soil layers and/or reinforced concrete, and detonating within a specific void inside the target or at a specific delay time programmed into the fuze. The fuze will also provide in-flight programmability, safing and arming, multi-mode function capability (time-delay and void sensing), and multi-delay arming. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. AAC/EBDK, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8681-11-C-0039).


Total Contract Value: $35,796,194


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