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Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Space, Huntsville, Alabama, is the successful offeror of a $928,000,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the hypersonic conventional strike weapon. This contract provides for the design, development, engineering, systems integration, test, logistics planning, and aircraft integration support of all the elements of a hypersonic, conventional, air-launched, stand-off weapon. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and three offers were received. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds will be obligated at the time of award on the first task order. Air Force Life Cycle Management, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA8682-18-D-0003).
originally posted by: anzha
a reply to: gariac
Not much more said, just not in govie contract speak.
The hypersonic cruise missile contracted by the USAF must be capable of being carried on fighter and bomber aircraft, according to the service’s solicitation notice
The contract is a major step forward for the Hypersonic Conventional Strike Weapon program, an Air Force-led effort that is the second of two U.S. efforts to develop a hyper-sonic weapon. The other is a project jointly managed by the Air Force and DARPA, the Defense Department’s weapons development agency, called the Tactical Boost Glide program.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Space, Sunnyvale, California, is awarded an $11,877,482 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Hypersonic Booster technology development seeking to demonstrate technologies related to intermediate range capability through booster design, fabrication and validation testing. The work will be performed in Sunnyvale, California (49.34 percent); Magna, Utah (34.16 percent); Elma, New York (10.70 percent); Huntsville, Alabama (3.75 percent); and Mooresville, North Carolina (2.05 percent), with an expected completion date of June 2019. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $11,877,482 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was a competitive acquisition. Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00030-18-C-0025)