USA: ACI Technologies Wins USD 29 Million Contract to Develop Open Architecture Radar


ACI Technologies, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa., is being awarded $29,270,383 increased funding to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee task order #0003 under existing contract (N00014-06-D-0090) to develop an open architecture radar that meets the Navy’s current Littoral Combat Ship requirement for a low cost, upgradeable system.

The proposed system will be such that any of the subsystems can at a later date be subject to competition.  This project also includes development of radar system requirements and an open architecture framework for both hardware and software.

Work will be performed in Philadelphia, Pa., and is expected to be completed June 2015.  The total cumulative face value of this contract is $29,270,383 with the amount being awarded at this time of $1,100,001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity



Source: defense,March 17, 2011;