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$20M for Space Command Research

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Shafer Corp. in Chelmsford, MA is being awarded a $20 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract to develop "innovative space situational awareness, space control and related space technology." The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though the actual contract value may be lower. Solicitation began December 2003, negotiations were complete March 2005, and work is expected to be complete by March 2008. The Air Force Research Laboratory in Kirtland Air Force base, NM issued the contract (FA9453-05-D-0176).

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