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Contractor: Science Applications International Corporation
Department: Air Force
Science Applications International Corp., of San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract for a maximum of $8 million for research and development under BAA entitled “Laser Effects Vulnerability Research” (LEVR). This effort shall balance both analytical modeling and experimental tasks to accurately predict the effects of lasers on various threat targets. Laser vulnerability assessments on space, tactical/ground, and missile, systems, subsystems, and components shall be completed to accurately predict the consequences of lasers interaction with these targets. This effort shall mature and enhance current capabilities by developing and improving AFRL’s Missile Assessment Center Codes and databases, research the vulnerability of the aforementioned systems and subsystems, and assess the lethality of potential laser weapon concepts against these systems. At this time $105,768 has been obligated. Air Force Research Laboratory/RDKP, Det 9 Directorate of Contracting, Kirtland AFB, N.M., is the contracting activity (FA9541-08-D-0241).
Total Contract Value: $8,000,000