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General Dynamics to Research Directed, Kinetic Energy Systems for Air Force

general dynamics logoGeneral Dynamics Information Technology (NYSE: GD) has won a $49, 000, 000 contract to research directed and kinetic energy systems for an Air Force program intended to develop bio-effects applications.

The Air Force also aims to transition Defense Department technologies under the Directed Energy Bio-effects Research program, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

Research work will cover directed energy weapons, directed energy bio-mechanisms and radio frequency bio-effects models and simulations.

Fiscal year 2013 research and development funds totaling $725, 745 are being obligated at the time of award for the contract’s initial task order, worth $3, 232, 252.

Work will occur at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas through March 2, 2020.

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