PUBLIC LAW 101-511—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1869 until September 30, 1992: Provided, That for continued research and development programs at the National Center for Physical Acoustics, centering on ocean acoustics as it applies to advanced antisubmarine warfare acoustics issues with focus on ocean bottom acoustics—seismic coupling, sea-surface and bottom scattering, oceanic ambient noise, underwater sound propagation, bubble related ambient noise, acoustically active surfaces, machinery noise, propagation physics, solid state acoustics, electrorheological fluids, transducer development, ultrasonic sensors, and other such projects as may be agreed upon, $1,000,000 shall be made available, as a grant, to the Mississippi Resource Development Corporation, of which not to exceed $250,000 of such sum may be used to provide such special equipment as may be required for particular projects: Provided further, That not less than $24,000,000 of the funds appropriated in this paragraph shall be made available to Competitive Technologies Incorporated for efforts associated with advanced shipbuilding design, materials, and manufacturing technologies: Provided further. That of the funds appropriated to the Navy in fiscal year 1990 for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, not less than $10,000,000 is available only for the Skipper Missile Enhancement Program: Provided further. That not less than $71,000,000 of the funds appropriated in this paragraph is available only to continue development and testing of the Sea Lance weapon system, to produce a technical data package, and to pursue technology and prod»etion engineering improvements: Provided further. That $15,000,000 shall be obligated for a Fast Sealift Technologies Development Program within 90 days after enactment of this Act: Pro- Government vided further, That during fiscal year 1991, in modification and «)ntracts. supersession of the provisions of section 2361 of title 10, United ^^^ programs. States Code, the Secretary of the Navy shall award contracts or grants to the following universities in the amounts specified, to be provided from funds available under this heading for the Navy Defense Research Sciences and Industrial Preparedness programs: University of Hawaii at Manoa, $6,000,000; University of Utah, $8,900,000: Provided further. That the contracts or grants awarded pursuant to the previous proviso are to be awarded in contravention of section 2361(a) of title 10, United States Code: Provided further, That, in awarding such contracts or grants, the provisions of sections 2304 and 2361(b)(2) of title 10, United States Code, shall not apply to the contracts or grants covered by the preceding two provisos. RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, AIR FORCE For expenses necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test and evaluation, including maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment, as authorized by law; $11,961,310,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 1992, of which not less than $30,000,000 is available only for the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences: Provided, That not less than $3,000,000 of the funds appropriated in this paragraph is available only for continuing the research program on development of coal based high thermal stability and endothermic jet fuels, including exploratory studies on direct conversion of coal to thermally stable jet fuels.