Air Force looks to Nufern for high-power fiber amplifier

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.

Aug 5th, 2005

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.

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