Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a $109.5M contract modification to support the U.S. Navyâs research into hypersonic guidance technologies for the common missile compartment of U.S. Columbia-class andÂ U.K. Dreadnought-class submarines.
The Defense Department said FridayÂ Draper will also provide technical and engineering services for a guidance, navigation and control system for use in hypersonic flight experiments.
The full obligated amount will come fromÂ the fiscal 2019 Navy weapons procurement and operations and maintenance funds along with U.K. government funds.
Draper was originallyÂ awardedÂ a $13.4M cost-plus-fixed-fee contract in October.
The nonprofit company will perform work in Cambridge, Mass., and El Segundo, Calif., through Sept. 30 of next year.