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November 9th, 2017

Weather System Follow-On Contract from DoD for Ball Aerospace

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colorado, has been awarded a $93,713,423 firm-fixed-price contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for a weather system follow-on microwave for an LEO satellite.

The company will provide for system design and risk reduction with a passive microwave imaging radiometer instrument and hosted government furnished energetic charged particles sensor.

Work will be performed in Boulder, Colorado, with an expected completion date of November 15, 2019.  Fiscal 2017 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $45,843,000 will be obligated at time of award.

This contract was a competitive acquisition and two offers were received. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity (FA8810-18-C-0002).