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Contractor: Boeing Satellite Systems, Incorporated
Boeing Satellite Systems, Inc., El Segundo, Calif., was awarded on Jun. 10, 2009 a $13,790,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The primary objective of the program is to carry our Phase 2 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Fast Access Spacecraft Testbed (FAST) program. The objective of the FAST program is the development and demonstration of a high power generation subsystem that, when combined with state-of-the-art electric propulsion systems, would form the technological basis for a light weight, high power, highly mobile spacecraft platform, generating as much as 50-80 kw for operational users, but at high specific power levels (130 W/kg or better). Work is to be performed in El Segundo, Calif., (69.53 percent), San Diego, Calif., (17.14 precent), Albuquerque, N.M., (5.59 precent), Carpentaria, Calif., (3.38 precent), Foothills, Calif., (2.77 precent), West Hills, Calif., (0.89 precent), and College Station, Texas, (0.25 precent) with an estimated completion date of Sept. 1, 2010. Two bids solicited with two bids received. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (HR0011-08-C-0086).
Total Contract Value: $13,790,000