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GD-AIS Gets $47.7M Contract for EO-Laser Threat Warning Research

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General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Inc. in Dayton, OH has received a pair of task orders within a $47.7 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract. The objective of the passive electro-optical (EO) infrared red target detection technology program is to support and conduct EO threat warning research at Air Force Research Laboratory in the area of laser sensor technology, missile warning, and space protection sensors. This may include EO situational awareness and intelligence collection. In addition, support and operation of the H4B laboratory facilities is required as part of the research efforts of this program. This support includes the operation and maintenance of the laboratory facilities, associated equipment, and any performance upgrades as needed to conduct specific test or research. Solicitations began February 2006, negotiations were complete July 2006, and work will be complete November 2011. The Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH issued the contract (FA8650-06-D-1078), as well as two task orders under the contract for $6 million (Task Order 0001) and $7 million (Task Order 0002).

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