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Contractor: Ricardo, Incorporated
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Ricardo, Inc., Belleville, Mich., is being awarded a $9,812,178 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HR0011-12-C-0074). This award covers a 12-month base period, which may be followed by two successive 12-month options. The total value including options is $27,558,049. Ricardo will perform the research and development effort entitled “FANG (Fast, Adaptable, Next-Generation) Ground Vehicle.” It aims to develop a new heavy, amphibious infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) with functional requirements intended to mirror the Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle. The contractor will stage a series of FANG challenges, prize-based design competitions for progressively more complex vehicle subsystems, culminating in the design of a full IFV. Work will be performed in Belleville, Mich. (70.75 percent); Nashville, Tenn. (13.38 percent); Atlanta, Ga. (9.26 percent); Brighton, Mich. (3.16 percent); San Antonio, Texas (1.24 percent); and Troy, Mich. (2.21 percent). Work is expected to be completed by June 17, 2015. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $9,812,178