Electromagnetic system R&D contract won by Leidos
RESTON, Va. U.S. Air Force officials tasked Leidos to provide research and development (R&D) for electromagnetic systems under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $38 million. This cost-plus-fixed-fee IDIQ contract has a five-year base period of performance that includes an initial cost-plus-fixed-fee task order for $11 million.
Under contract, engineers will research the development of high power electromagnetic (HPEM) technology with the goal of producing and advancing next generation HPEM sources. Milestones include establishing a program and research facility, conducting component research, and working with the government and other researchers toward their HPEM objectives. Leidos will also provide diagnostic and data acquisition, as well as laboratory preparation work.
Work will primarily be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. for the Air Force Research Laboratory.
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