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Contractor: Orbital Sciences Corporation
Orbital Sciences Corp., Chandler Ariz., is being awarded a $9,992,000 cost plus fixed fee, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract for procurement of research and development technical services in support of the Missile Defense Agency Life Cycle Engineering Divisionís Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD). GMD Technical R&D Services required for the purpose of life accelerated environmental testing, parametric testing critical for the identification of current failure mechanisms, analysis of root cause failures, potential refinements or upgrades, mitigations of risk, sustainment, storage, and service life involving unique items of the currently deployed GMD System. Work will be performed in Chandler, Ariz., and is expected to be completed by April 2014. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-09-D-GP07).
Total Contract Value: $9,992,000