A Fairborn defense contractor has been awarded a $18.5 million contract for Air Force work in New Mexico.
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.
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.