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Record Date: June 20, 2024

Penn State’s Applied Research Laboratory Awarded $1.39 Billion Contract Modification for DOD Research and Development

The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL), Pennsylvania State University (PSU), State College, Pennsylvania, is awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity modification with a ceiling increase of $1,390,000,000 to a previously awarded contract (N00024-18-D-6401) for research, development, engineering, and test and evaluation for programs throughout the Department of Defense (DOD) within its approved core competency areas of: (1) guidance, navigation and control, (2) advanced thermal propulsions, (3) advanced propulsors, (4) materials technology and manufacturing technology, (5) atmosphere and defense communications, and (6) mission related and public service. Work will be performed in State College, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed by February 2028. Funds of multiple different appropriation types and years from program offices and agencies throughout the DOD may be obligated on individual task orders for efforts that fall within the ARL/PSU core competency areas. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.