Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, has been awarded a $16,949,735 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for exposure characterization and optimized warfighter performance. This contract provides for research, development, and field-testing related to the exposure characterization and control and optimization of the warfighter performance. Work will be performed in Columbus, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by April 27, 2027. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $350,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-22-C-6296).