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Contractor: BAE Systems National Security Solutions
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
BAE Systems National Security Solutions, Burlington, Mass., is being awarded an $8,372,580 cost plus fixed-fee contract (HR0011-11-C0023). This award is for the Behavioral Learning for Adaptive Electronic Warfare (BLADE) program, to develop counter adaptive wireless communication threats in tactical environments and in tactically relevant time scales. The BLADE program will achieve this objective by developing novel algorithms and techniques that will enable Department of Defense electronic warfare systems to automatically learn to jam new radio frequency threats in the field. Work will be performed in Burlington, Mass. (63.6 percent); Nashua, N.H. (24.6 percent); and Piscataway, N.J. (11.8 percent). The work is expected to be completed May 2012. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $8,372,580