Award Record

Record Date: June 10, 2024

Record-Breaking Contract: Merlin Labs to Transform Aircrew Capability with $105M Deal for U.S. Special Operations Command

Merlin Labs Inc., Boston, Massachusetts, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (H9240824R0003) with a contract ceiling of $105,000,000. This contract is being awarded to design, integrate, and test an operationally relevant system that will demonstrate reduced aircrew capability to encompass testing, production, integration, demonstration, and sustainment, on various Special Operations Forces aircraft mission design series in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. Fiscal 2023 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $7,535.00 are being obligated at time of award on the initial task order. Future orders will be funded with the appropriate fiscal year research, development, test and evaluation funds. The work will be performed in Boston, Massachusetts; Centennial, Colorado; and Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, and is expected to be completed within the contract’s five-year ordering period, or by June 2029. This contract was awarded through Sole Source award under Small Business Innovation Research III policies. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity. (Awarded June 7, 2024)