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L-2 to Fit Radio, Router Pods to Shadow UAVs

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued March 13, 2014)

L-3 Communications Corp., Salt Lake City, Utah, has been awarded a $16,458,470 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The work will support the DARPA mobile hotspots program for phases 2 and 3 (if option is exercised).

If successful, the phase 2 effort is expected to deliver a solution consisting of radio and router pods for mounting on Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles, with all mobile hotspots subsystems wholly contained within the pods.

Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah (73.9%); North Hampton, Mass. (11.7%); Fort Lee, N.J. (4.7%); Malibu, Calif. (3.6%); Nashua, N.H. (1.7%); Guthrie, Okla. (1.8%); Springville, Utah (2.5%). The estimated completion date is March 12, 2015. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 research and development funds are being obligated at time of award.

The contracting activity is DARPA, Arlington, Va., (HR0011-14-C-0047).