> our title:

Six Win Funds for Man Transportable Robots

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued September 6, 2012)

iRobot Corp., Bedford, Mass. (W15QKN-12-D-0106); Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va. (W15QKN-12-D-0108); Savit Corp., Rockaway, N.J. (W15QKN-12-D-0109); Stratom Inc., Boulder, Colo. (W15QKN-12-D-0113); Honeybee Robotics Ltd., New York, N.Y. (W15QKN-12-D-0114); and RE2 Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa. (W15QKN-12-D-0115); were awarded a $9,900,000 firm-fixed-price contract between six contractors.

The award will provide for the prototyping and engineering services in support of the Man Transportable Robotic System.

Work location will be determined with each task order, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 30, 2017. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with 11 bids received.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity.