Beavercreek Company Wins $10 Million Contract for Air Force Sensor Work
April 3—Defense Engineering Corp., of Beavercreek, was awarded a $9,999,884 lump-sum contract to develop, integrate and experiment with sensors for enhanced lethality, the Department of Defense told the end of last week.
The contract aims to enhance research and development of “state-of-the-art” sensor systems, the DOD said, and the work will be performed at Beavercreek.
Work is expected to be completed by June 21, 2025.
Defense Engineering Corp. focuses on sensing and processing technologies for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and unmanned defense systems.
The contract came from the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
Also last week, the Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. of Rolling Meadows, Illinois a fixed price incentive contract of $98,360,230 (firm target) for work on a range of technologies, including 304 advanced threat warning sensors, 77 replacement control indicator units; 60 Guardian Laser Emitter Assemblies and more.
While most of the work will be completed in various locations around the county, a small amount will be done in Tipp City, the DOD said.
This contract came from Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland.