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Contractor: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
Department: Air Force
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a contract for $10,000,000. This action will provide FAST Design and Operability Experiments, the Air Vehicles Directorate has recently been focusing research on operationally responsive access to space (ORS) vehicle systems. Goals for ORS include constituting a highly operable, reliable and responsive fully reusable space access capability to satisfy national security needs and an affordability goal to reduce the cost of access to space by an order magnitude. At this time $2,000,000 has been obligated. AFRL/PKDA, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-08-D-7801, Task Order 0001).
Total Contract Value: $10,000,000