PRIME CONTRACT

FA945321C0602

Definitive Contract

OVERVIEW

Awardee
Government Description
FUTURE SPACE COMMUNICATIONS (FSC)
Place of Performance
Albuquerque, NM 87110 United States
Pricing
Cost Plus Fixed Fee
Set Aside
None
Extent Competed
Full And Open Competition
Est. Average FTE
11
Notes
Amendment Since initial award the Potential End Date has been extended from 08/30/25 to 03/11/26.
XL Scientific was awarded Definitive Contract FA9453-21-C-0602 worth up to $9,682,545 by Air Force Research Laboratory through solicitation Research Options for Space Enterprise Technologies (ROSET) in March 2021. The contract has a duration of 5 years and was awarded full & open with NAICS 541715 and PSC AC22. As of today, the Definitive Contract has a total reported backlog of $5,622,323 and funded backlog of $5,622,323.

DOD ANNOUNCEMENTS

March 11, 2021: XL Scientific doing business as Verus Research, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been awarded a $9,682,545 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to demonstrate and mature innovative, affordable and transition-able cognitive radio-frequency and/or free space optical communications payloads and associated payload ground control software to ensure ambient, seamless, and resilient communications and networking capabilities in contested and denied operational environments.  Work will be performed in Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and is expected to be completed March 2026.  Fiscal 2020 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $280,000 are being obligated at time of award.  Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9453-21-C-0602).

STATUS
(Open)

Period of Performance
3/11/21
Start Date
3/11/26
Current End Date
3/11/26
Potential End Date
38.0% Complete

Obligations and Backlog
$4.1M
Total Obligated
$9.7M
Current Award
$9.7M
Potential Award
42% Funded
$5.6M
Funded Backlog
$5.6M
Total Backlog

AWARD HIERARCHY

Definitive Contract

FA945321C0602

Subcontracts

-

ACTIVITY TIMELINE

OPPORTUNITY LIFECYCLE

Procurement History for FA945321C0602

TRANSACTION HISTORY

Modifications to FA945321C0602

COMPETITION

Offers Received
1
Solicitation Procedures
Two Step
Evaluated Preference
None
Performance Based Acquisition
Yes
Commercial Item Acquisition
Commercial Item Procedures Not Used
Simplified Procedures for Commercial Items
No

OTHER CATEGORIZATIONS

Subcontracting Plan
Plan Not Required
Cost Accounting Standards
Exempt
Business Size Determination
Small Business
Defense Program
None
DoD Claimant Code
Missile And Space Systems
IT Commercial Item Category
Not Applicable
AGENCY DETAIL
Awarding Office
FA9453 FA9453 AFRL RVK
Funding Office
F2KBAA AFRL RVF
Created By
usercw@sa5700.fa9451
Last Modified By
usercw@sa5700.fa9451
Approved By
usercw@sa5700.fa9451

LEGISLATIVE

Legislative Mandates
None Applicable
Performance District
NM-01
Senators
Martin Heinrich
Ben Luján
Representative
Melanie Stansbury
Last Modified: 10/20/22