Sensors, Processing, and Rapid Exploitation Systems (SPARES)

NRL ‐ Naval Research Lab

The Navy executed this contract with SDL to establish the Naval Research Lab as a contracting entity under the UARC concept.

The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) carries out a variety of research, development, and application-oriented activities in the generation, propagation, detection, and use of radiation in the wavelength region between near-ultraviolet and far-infrared wavelengths.

SDL supports NRL through the development and advancement of data exploitation software and advanced sensor processing technologies including:

  • Digital camera systems
  • Data processing, compression, and control systems
  • Analog systems
  • Power, communications, command and telemetry systems
  • Radio frequency and optical sensor payloads
  • Electromechanical systems and support

Contract Features

  • Cost Plus Fixed Fee order accepted
  • Classified orders accepted
  • Sole-source
  • Available for use by the Navy and other Department of Defense entities