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Contractor: ViaSat, Incorporated
Department: Air Force
ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, California, has been awarded a $13,152,398 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for Mini Crypto. Mini Crypto is a small, low power, self-contained cryptographic module that can be embedded in a variety of communication devices to protect data and ensure the authentication of those communicating with it. Contractor will provide engineering and manufacturing development with contract options for low-rate initial production, full-rate production, and related support functions. Work will be performed at Carlsbad, California, and is expected to be complete by Oct. 30, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with seven offers received. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 research and development funds in the amount of $2,253,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Joint-Base San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity (FA8307-16-C-0001).
Total Contract Value: $13,152,398