AFRL contracts look to next-generation weapons systems

DAYTON, Ohio. National-security firm MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) is partnering with Engility Corporation on a single-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract supporting the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Munitions Directorate.

The partnership will provide research and development for the Kinetic Kill Hardware-in-the-Loop () Simulation Technology for Advanced Research (KSTAR) program, which was established to help the government assess concepts for high-end, next-generation weapon systems.

Engineering experts from MacB’s Mission Systems Group (MSG) will work with Engility to develop and other advanced modeling capabilities, , integrated projector and scene generation technologies, and R&D of virtual simulation environments. In addition, senior engineers from MacB will provide the necessary requirements and design support for concept seeker hardware and play a major role in performing seeker phenomenology research and evaluation.

Under the terms of the contract, the work will be performed at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida over a five-year period.

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