Award Record

Record Date: December 12, 2023

Revolutionizing Airborne Tech: DZYNE Technologies Takes Flight with $49 Million UAS Development Contract

DZYNE Technologies, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia; and Irvine, California, were awarded a $49,000,000 indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery, Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract for advanced Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research and development. This contract provides for the investigation and development of advanced unmanned aerial systems to improve flight performance, sensor capabilities, and flight endurance of long endurance UAS, expand low-cost precision delivery cargo using improved navigation sensors, propulsion, and other vehicle upgrades, facilitate rapid conversion of manned aircraft to UAS, and develop other advanced UAS upgrades to support operational user needs. Work will be performed in Irvine, California, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 12, 2030. This contract was a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2023 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $700,000; and fiscal 2024 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $920,000, are being obligated to the initial task order at time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory Wright-Site, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA2385-24-D-B001 and FA2385-24-F-B001).