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Contractor: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Incorporated
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, Calif., is being awarded a $39,833,499 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HR0011-11-C-0014). This contract is for the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System program, a 150 kW laser designed for flight traceable performance, ready to integrate into a field test system for ground demonstration. The system will include battery and thermal management systems to support representative airborne, seaborne, and ground-based scenarios which present multiple target prosecutions in sequence. Work will be performed in Poway, Calif. (68.2 percent); Tullahoma, Tenn. (0.2 percent); Arvada, Colo. (1.7 percent); Albuquerque, N.M. (4.7 percent); Tucson, Ariz. (11.6 percent); Mountain View, Calif. (0.5 percent); Charlotte, N.C. (1.1 percent); Peoria, Ariz. (1.0 percent); Cockeysville, Md. (3.1 percent); McLean, Va. (6.9 percent); Devens, Mass. (1.1 percent). Work is expected to be completed February 1, 2013. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $39,833,499