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Navmar Wins $75M for Persistent UAV Systems

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

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

NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corp., Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $74,878,971 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research project under Topics 92-170, N94-178, and AF083-006 for the development and use of the Persistent Surveillance Unmanned Aerial Systems.

This effort includes field service representative support; delivery, installation, operation, and maintenance of hardware; continued testing; engineering services; modeling, simulation, analysis; systems engineering and integration.

Work will be performed in Afghanistan (35 percent); Yuma, Ariz. (30 percent); Patuxent River, Md. (20 percent); Warminster, Pa. (10 percent); and Johnstown, Pa. (5 percent). Work is expected to be completed in July 2013.

Contract funds in the amount of $30,000,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This Phase III contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-5.

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-11-C-0038).