Northrop Wins $96M Missile Defense Team Follow-On

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) won a $96 million follow-on contract to support the Missile Defense Agency’s ballistic missile defense operational systems, the company announced Tuesday.

The Falls Church, Va.-based company is one of 5 contractors in the Missile Defense National Team.

The team supports the MDA’s command, control, battle management and communications program.

Kelley Zelickson, vice president of air and missile defense systems, said the company has been a part of the team since 2002.

The Lockheed Martin Corp.- (NYSE: LMT) led team will continue developing, operating and sustaining the C2BMC program under the 38-month contract.

Northrop will provide engineering services for the national team.

The engineering effort includes development, integration and testing of ballistic missile defense system assets.

The C2BMC program links and integrates the elements of the nation’s ballistic missile defense systems.

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