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DOD News Release Contract Number: No. 148-97

April 1, 1997 CONTRACTS

Systems Research Laboratories, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a
$24,000,000 cost plus fixed fee contract to provide for the
Electromagnetic Radiation Research of the Bioeffects of Directed Energy.
The contractor will perform quality research and technical support related
to health and safety standards for human exposure to directed energies and
human vulnerabilities to such exposure. The work will be performed at
Armstrong Laboratory, Brooks AFB, Texas. Contract is expected to be
completed March 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the
current fiscal year. There were 69 firms solicited and 1 proposal received.
Solicitation began December 1996; negotiations were completed March
1997. Human Systems Center, Brooks AFB, Texas, is the contracting
activity ( F41624-96/C- 9009). 

Boeing North American, Inc., Canoga Park, Calif., is being awarded a
$49,700,000 cost plus fixed fee contract to provide research and
development support for the Development of Integrated Component
Experiments (DICE) program. DICE will develop technologies to
demonstrate advanced experimental vehicles to prove space control
objectives in ground and space flight testing. Contract is expected to be
completed June 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the
current fiscal year. There was one firm solicited and one proposal received.
Negotiations were completed March 1997. Air Force Flight Test Center,
Edwards AFB, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04611- 97/C-0082).