Physical Optics Wins Data Transfer Units and Ground Encryption Devices Deal
Physical Optics Corp., Torrance, California, is being awarded $10,4 million for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0006 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research effort for the design, testing, and delivery of data transfer units and ground encryption devices in support of the F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G .
This effort includes 14 non flight-worthy (NFW) data transfer units, seven flight-worthy (FW) DTUs, 21 mission NFW removable memory devices, 25 NFW maintenance RMDs, 17 FW mission RMDs, 15 FW maintenance RMDs, nine ground encryption devices, and the required cabling and software.
Work will be performed in Torrance, California, and is expected to be completed in December 2015.
Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,449,470 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.