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Contractor: Alliant Techsystems, Incorporated, ATK Ordnance and Ground System LLC
Department: Air Force
Alliant Techsystems, Inc., ATK Ordnance and Ground System LLC of Plymouth, Minn., and Thales Missile Electronics, LTD of Basingstoke, Hampshire, are being awarded a contract for $8,737,741. The Hard Target Void Sensing Fuze (HTVSF) Joint Capabilities Test and Demonstration (JCTD) is a 27-month effort under which two contractors will test and demonstrate separate fuze designs under a rolling down-select. Near the end of the JCTD, the Government anticipates selecting one of the two contractors for award of options to deliver four maintenance trainers and 16 residual fuze systems under the JCTD contract. The Government also anticipates awarding a follow-on contract for System Demonstration (SDD) to the selected contractor. The HTVSF will be a cockpit programmable, void sensing fuze system capable of surviving penetration events in hardened targets equivalent from 5,000 to 15,000 pounds per square inch of reinforced concrete. The HTVSF will be compatible with GBU-28E/B and GBU-319V)3/B weapon systems. At this time $1,140,000 (ATK) and $840,000 (Thales) has been obligated. Eglin AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8681-08-C-0174 (ATK) and FA8681-08-C-0175 (Thales)).
Total Contract Value: $8,737,741