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AF Nuclear Weapons Center Contract Awarded to JHU/APL

Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) has been awarded a contract for continuation of a strategic partnership with the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC).

The center’s mission is to ensure safe, secure, and reliable nuclear weapon systems to support the National Command Structure and the United States Air Force warfighter. The effort procures engineering from JHU/APL for complex systems, as well as research and development of specialized functions for AFNW’s mission.

Components of the support requirements include development planning (concept development and capability planning and analysis), strategic system capability assessments (Air Force nuclear vulnerability assessments), strategic and tactical air delivered and ground-based nuclear weapon system capability, and nuclear command, control and communications.

The sole-source award is a $92,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-reimbursable contract line item numbers. Work will be performed in Laurel, Maryland, and is expected to be complete by June 16, 2024.


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