University Affiliated Research Center (UARC)

MDA ‐ Missile Defense Agency

SDL’s UARC status enables any Government agency to quickly issue a sole-source contract (task order) to SDL for work that falls within the following mission areas:

  • Performing engineering and development work related to state-of-the-art, proof-of-concept, sensor systems for ground-based and air-, rocket-, and space-borne platforms
  • Performing sensor experiment data collection and analysis
  • Investigating new sensor systems and participating in the early stages of future MDA space sensor technology
  • Transitioning scientific data and technology to Government and non-Government agencies

In order to accomplish the efforts required, activities may also include sensor system research, development, engineering, prototype fabrication, testing, calibration, and data dissemination, as well as management activities including international cooperation and technical advisory support.

Contract Features

  • Cost Plus Fixed Fee orders accepted
  • Classified orders accepted
  • Sole-source
  • Available for use by MDA, other entities within the Department of Defense and NASA