Metron Inc., has been awarded a $29,820,458 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for an effort titled advanced autonomy for unmanned undersea vehicles to advance the science of unmanned systems through design, implementation, and testing of software to accomplish advanced autonomy goals, as well as to design and integrate government provided hardware to demonstrate other emerging autonomy capabilities in a number of military missions. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $33,929,762. Work will be performed in Reston, Virginia (84 percent); San Diego, California (14 percent); and Cambridge, Massachusetts (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed March 2020. Options will run concurrent and will also be completed by March 2020. This contract was competitively procured under Office of Naval Research long-range broad agency announcement (BAA) 16-001.