Free Newsletter
Register for our Free Newsletters
Newsletter
Zones
Airport, Border and Port Safety and Security
Left Nav Sep
Bioterrorism
Left Nav Sep
Civil Aircraft
Left Nav Sep
Civil Airlines, Airports and Services
Left Nav Sep
Communications and Navigation
Left Nav Sep
Education, Training and Professional Services
Left Nav Sep
Manufacturing and Materials
Left Nav Sep
Military and Defence Facilities
Left Nav Sep
Military Aviation
Left Nav Sep
Military Vehicles
Left Nav Sep
Naval Systems
Left Nav Sep
Personal Equipment
Left Nav Sep
Software and IT Services
Left Nav Sep
Space and Satellite
Left Nav Sep
Weapons, Ammunition and Explosives
Left Nav Sep
View All
Other Carouselweb publications
Carousel Web
Defense File Logo
New Material Logo
Pro Health Service Zone
Pro Manufacturing Zone
Prosecurity Zone
Web Lec Logo
Pro Engineering Zone
 
 
 
News

SAIC - U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) contract


Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/defensef/public_html/components/com_zone/handleHTML.php on line 623
SAIC
: 26 September, 2008  (Company News)
Science Applications International Corporation has been awarded a prime contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate, High Power Microwave (HPM) Division, to support high energy research and applications.
Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Directed Energy Directorate, High Power Microwave (HPM) Division, to support high energy research and applications. This indefinite-delivery/indefinite- quantity contract has a six year period of performance and a total contract value of $49 million. Work will be performed primarily at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M.

Under the contract, SAIC will develop state-of-the-art systems and advance scientific knowledge in the area of directed energy technology. SAIC will deliver high power microwave components including sources, portable prime power, pulsed power conditioning systems, antennas, and novel sources of high energy density plasmas in an effort to advance the state-of-the-art and scientific knowledge in directed energy and related technology.

SAIC has supported AFRL for over 20 years developing technology for core product lines, including counter electronics and force protection, and working on all aspects of HPM systems.

'We are committed to exploring novel applications of pulsed-power technology to transition high-energy concepts from the laboratory to the warfighter to help defend America,' said John Fratamico, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.
Bookmark and Share
 
Home I Editor's Blog I News by Zone I News by Date I News by Category I Special Reports I Directory I Events I Advertise I Submit Your News I About Us I Guides
 
   © 2012 DefenseFile.com
Netgains Logo