Cubic Defense Applications Inc., San Diego, California, has been awarded an $8,898,891 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion modification (P00003) to previously awarded contract FA8750-19-C-0100 for Aerial Layer Mesh Networking with Halo. The contract modification provides for the research and development to miniaturize the Halo directional antenna to make it more usable for airborne networks. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2023. Fiscal 2021 research, test, development and evaluation funds in the amount of $8,898,891 are being obligated at the time of award. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $17,078,406. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.