That contract came from AFRL at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Boulder, Colo.-based Ball Aerospace is expected to provide radiometric and radiation characterizations of focal plane arrays and similar devices. Ball develops flight detectors, focal plane arrays and instruments for scientific and commercial missions. The plane arrays are imaging systems that can be used in missiles or weapons.
Work will include testing of hardware and procedures, performed in Albuquerque, N.M. It is expected to be completed Oct. 10, 2025.
This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with one offer received, the government said. The contract came from AFRL at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico.