The seven-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for engineering and technical services. DESP III can also be used to develop prototypes and limited production runs.
On Jan. 24, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) announced it had won a prime position on the contract, saying it would compete for orders to help improve the operation and performance of military weapon systems.
Northrop also said contract work would aim to reduce the systems’ life cycle costs.
The Air Force Materiel Command is managing the award, but other Defense Department agencies and government entities can use the contract vehicle to procure services, Washington Technology reported today.
Other prime awardees include:
- Battelle Memorial Institute
- Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH)
- DRS Technologies‘ C3 and aviation group
- General Dynamics‘ information technology business unit (NYSE: GD)
- Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT)
- SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI)
- Wyle Laboratories Inc.
For the full list of awardees, read Washington Technology’s report.