UES Inc., Dayton, Ohio, was awarded a $9,975,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for manufacturing research for digital utilization. This contract provides for the development, maturation, and delivery of fundamental knowledge and technical solutions for digital manufacturing challenges of interest to the Air Force. Work will be performed at Dayton, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 28, 2028. This contract was a competitive acquisition and two offers were received. Fiscal 2022 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $587,790 are being obligated at time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA2394-23-D-B001).