The Air Force Research Laboratory, Directed Energy Directorate, has awarded Verus Research an $11,000,000, 5-year, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to research high-power electromagnetics effects on analog and digital electronic systems.
Also known as the “RDH-1 Call 6 HPM Effects” contract, the scope of work applies to all aspects of assessing the effectiveness of high power microwave (HPM) systems, including empirical effects testing, effectiveness modeling, predictive effects, battle damage assessment, and emerging technologies.
Verus Research Chief Technology Officer, Dr. J. Mark DelGrande, noted the company’s team of experts will creatively employ their advanced capabilities in basic research, design, development, instrumentation, testing, modeling, and simulation to achieve important advancements that bolster the Nation’s security.
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