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APL Wins $257M Contract for US Navy R&D Work

The Applied Physics Laboratories at the University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $120,411,131 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order contract for up to 657,115 staff hours to provide research, development, and engineering in seven core competency areas to maintain essential core capabilities.

The seven core areas are: experimental oceanography; acoustic propagation; underwater instrumentation and equipment; marine corrosion; acoustic and related systems; simulations and signal processing; and mission related research and development.

These capabilities are determined to be essential to support a variety of specific programs managed by different technical sponsor organizations. This contract includes an option which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $257,437,031 for up to 1,314,230 staff hours.

Work will be performed in Seattle, Wash., and is expected to be completed by April 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No funds are obligated by award of this contract. Funds are obligated on individual task orders. Multiple appropriation types will be utilized throughout contract performance. This contract was not competitively procured.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-10-D-6618).

Pentagon Contract Announcement