The Space Innovation development Center (SIDC) TENCAP intends to pursue a sole-source follow-on effort with Near Space Corporation (NSC) for Talon TOPPER System Refinement. NSC, 6000 Hangar Road, P.O. Box 909, Tillamook, OR 97141, previously performed this effort under the Talon TOPPER II program under Contract FA2550-05-C-8889. This contract ended on 30 Mar 06, and was performed through a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). Some of the tasks in the previous contract were not completed. The TOPPER system consists of Tactical Balloon Systems, Return Vehicle, Payload Integration, Ground Support Equipment, and Talon SHU Module. The system is also supported by a mission planning and flight monitoring system called Talon SHU, the High Altitude Mission Support System (HAMSS). The balloon provides a low cost expendable system to loft the payload and maintain it in the high altitude environment (65K-100k feet) during mission operation. The payload is integrated with the Payload Return Vehicle (PRV) to provide for the safe return of the payload. After landing, the vehicle can be serviced, prepared for another sortie with a new expendable balloon, and relaunched as required.