WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 5 Aug. 2005. U.S. Air Force officials say they will award a sole-source contract to Nufern Inc. in East Granby, Conn., for a high-average-power fiber amplifier. No dollar value was disclosed.
The amplifier, which Air Force officials say is not available elsewhere, must be able to handle power as high as 100 watts and incorporate a built-in pump combiner. The solicitation number for the contract is FA8601-05-T-0198.
The contract will come from the Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Air Force officials made the announce Aug. 4.
More information on this procurement is online at www.pixs.wpafb.af.mil/pixslibr/05T0198/05T0198.asp.