Per the U.S. DoD, * Indicates a "small business" classification and ** indicates a "small disadvantaged business". NOTE: the U.S. DoD only publicly reports contracts valued at $6.5 million USD or greater.
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Contractor: Undersea Sensor Systems, Incorporated
Undersea Sensor Systems Inc., Columbia City, Ind., is being awarded a maximum $6,073,713 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for 51,340 hours (ceiling) of research and development technical services. These efforts will resolve technical and engineering issues associated with sonobuoys and related design, construction, and use. Results of the studies will provide data for Government engineers and program management personnel to use in evaluating the technical and economic benefits of potential improvements to the various types of sonobuoys. Work will be performed in Columbia City, Ind., and is expected to be completed by May 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and advertised via the Internet, with two firms solicited and two offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane Ind., is the contracting activity. (N00164-07-D-6781)
Total Contract Value: $6,073,713