The Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pa., is being awarded a $368,822,692 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, task order contract for approximately 3,420,900 staff hours of research and development and specialized engineering services.
The contract also includes an option, which, if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of the contract to $813,699,349.
Work will be performed in State College, Pa., and is expected to be completed by October 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.