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Contractor: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Department: Air Force
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Rancho Cordova, Calif., was awarded a $28,938,705.00 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development on the Medium Class Stage III motor. The contractor shall demonstrate available and common emerging technologies in a Medium Class Stage III motor that may be applicable to multiple future common strategic propulsion systems. The effort will begin the development of a flight motor design that will be a direct replacement for the SR-73. Work will be performed at Rancho Cordova, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Oct. 15, 2016. This award is the result of a broad agency announcement. Fiscal 2013 research and development funds in the amount of $8,598,958 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center/PZBA Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8219-14-C-0002). (Awarded Oct. 15, 2013)
Total Contract Value: $28,938,705