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Northrop Wins $298M for Army ERP Program Mgmt

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information technology sector has won $298,934,381 contract modification to continue helping the U.S. Army run its enterprise resource management program.

The Defense Department said work under the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract will occur in Richmond, Va. through Sept. 30, 2017.

According to the company, the Army’s Global Combat Support System is a single, Web-based system that manages tactical supply and maintenance throughout the branch.

SAP (NYSE: SAP) provides commercial-off-the-shelf technology for the GCSS system and IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) are also members of the program team.

In September 2011, the company deployed the system at Fort Bliss, Texas to replace three legacy systems used for managing logistics information.

Fort Irwin, Calif. received the GCSS system in July 2010

The company expects close to 160,000 personnel to use the GCSS system.

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