"New Mexico State University – Physical Science Lab, Las Cruces, N.M., (W9124Q-08-D-0800); Northrop Grumman Technical Services Inc., Herndon, Va., (W9124Q-08-D-0801); and Orbital Sciences Corp., Chandler, Ariz., (W9124Q-08-D-0803) were awarded a $150,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract among three vendors. The award will provide for the theoretical studies and engineering research support for the Army, Navy and Air Force Research and Development programs. Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 16, 2018. Four bids were solicited, with four bids received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, White Sands Missile Range, N.M., is the contracting activity. "