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Penn U Wins $34M for UAV Payload Research

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued September 29, 2011)

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa., was awarded a $34,077,057 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.

The award will provide for the research and development services in support of electro-optical and infrared technologies; night vision technology; and laser technologies and payloads for unmanned platforms.

Work will be performed in University Park, Pa., with an estimated completion date of Sept. 20, 2014. One bid was solicited, with one bid received.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Research Triangle Park, N.C., is the contracting activity (W911NF-11-D-0002).