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Georgia Tech’s Research Arm Books $121M MDA Contract for Missile Defense R&D Work

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. has received a potential five-year, $121 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Missile Defense Agency for weapon system-related research, development and engineering efforts.

The nonprofit organization at Georgia Institute of Technology will conduct R&D work focused on airborne-based missile defense sensors, weapons and communication systems, look into new missile platforms and join future Department of Defense technology efforts, the DOD said Thursday.

The follow-on contract has task orders and two of which are valued at $9.4 million. Through the two initial task orders, MDA is obligating $938,962 in fiscal 2021 funds.

GTARC will perform work in Atlanta, Georgia; and Huntsville, Alabama, under the noncompetitive, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract whose ordering period is until Sept. 28, 2026.

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