Power and Thermal Management Technology Development 2 (PATH 2) -- BAA-12-02-PKPA

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

The objective of the Power and Thermal Management Technology Development program is to obtain cutting edge technology from industry and academia that AFRL/RZ have not previously considered for funding opportunities. This objective will be met by awarding contracts/assistance instruments that provide a broad range of highly unique evolutionary and revolutionary technology advances in three application areas: Integrated Power and Thermal Subsystems, Special Purpose Power and Thermal, and Battlespace Fuels.

White papers may be submitted at any time upon issuance of this BAA until 15 DEC 2016.

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2016

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Amount Description

This BAA is open and effective until 15 DEC 2016. Total funding for this BAA is approximately $23M. The anticipated funding to be obligated under this BAA is broken out by fiscal year as follows: FY 12 approximately $3 M; FY 13 approximately $5M; FY 14 approximately $5M; FY 15 approximately $5M; FY 16 approximately $5M. This funding profile is an estimate only and will not be a contractual obligation for funding as all funding is subject to change due to Government discretion and availability. Individual awards will normally be up to 36 months in duration and range between $200K and $3M per contract. Awards of efforts as a result of this announcement will be in the form of contracts, assistance instruments, or other transactions depending upon the nature of the work proposed.

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

December 15, 2016