Spectral Energies LLC, Beavercreek, Ohio, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $184,273,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Innovative Combustion and Propulsion Research.  This contract provides for the advancement of the state-of-the-art of propulsion-related research and technologies for Department of Defense platforms.  Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by June 14, 2030. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and four offers were received. The first task order is incrementally funded with fiscal 2022 research and development funds in the amount of $326,500 at the time of award.  Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-22-D-2014).