CAMBRIDGE, MA—Draper has been awarded an $11,193,029 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to support modernized receiver test assets of the global positioning systems directorate at the U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center.
Draper will also provide support services for the SMC GPS directorate’s test and verification branch under the sole-source contract.
The company will perform the work in Cambridge, Massachusetts, through Jan. 31, 2021.
Draper has supported the U.S. military’s mission for more than 75 years. A primary focus of Draper’s programs has been the development and early application of advanced guidance, navigation and control (GN&C) technologies to meet the U.S. Department of Defense’s and NASA’s needs. Draper contributed to the development of inertial sensors, software and other systems for the GN&C of commercial and military aircraft, submarines, strategic and tactical missiles, spacecraft and unmanned vehicles. Draper’s intimate knowledge of GPS signals is based on more than two decades of experience testing modernized signals, including the M-Code.