Peerless Technologies’ 2300 National Road headquarters in Fairborn. FILE

Fairborn firm lands $18M defense contract

Peerless Technologies has been awarded an $18,470,211 task order under the General Services Administration for an “integrated services” contract for engineering and technical support services to the gravity systems program, a Department of Defense announcement said.

MORECommunication innovation wins Dayton company Air Force contract

This task order provides for systems engineering, testing, sustainment and support for integration of the B61-12 “all up round and legacy gravity” systems, the DoD said.

According to the Defense Technical Information Center, the B61-12 program is an air-delivered nuclear gravity weapon providing nuclear capability on existing legacy aircraft and dual-capable aircraft.

Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and is expected to be complete by March 7, 2024, the DoD said.

The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center at Kirtland is the contracting activity.