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Contractor: Rockwell Collins, Incorporated
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a maximum $8,476,061 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the DISARMER research effort. This contract provides for development of a quantizer that realizes the full potential of a low-jitter photonic sample and holds (pS&H) in a direct conversion digital receiver based on a photonics-enabled, analog-to-digital converter (pADC) with a 4GHz IBW and greater than 10 effective number of bits (ENOB) for an undersampled 12 GHz signal. Work will be performed in Columbia, Md. (57 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (18 percent); Hingham, Mass. (15 percent); and Albany, N.Y. (10 percent). The estimated completion date is Sept. 6, 2016. Fiscal 2012 and 2013 research and development funds in the amount of $4,693,141 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition. The contracting activity is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va. (HR0011-13-C-0071)
Total Contract Value: $8,476,061