University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $96,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research enabling procurement for aerospace systems. This contract provides for the advancement of the state-of-the-art of propulsion, power, and thermal management technologies for transition to the warfighter. Work will be performed in Dayton, Ohio, and is expected to be completed April 25, 2029. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and 10 offers were received. No specific funds are obligated on the basic contract; however, the first task order will be incrementally funded with fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation funds, with $420,000 being obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (Contract number: FA8650-21-D-2020; task order number: FA8650-21-F-2021).