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Northrop Grumman Wins $577 Million Army Contract

Northrop Grumman has won a contract from the US Army to develop the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS).  The five-year deal is a cost-plus-incentive-fee/cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, valued at an estimated $577 million.
The new technology will allow warfighters to use any sensor and any weapon in an open-architecture environment by integrating current and future technology.
“IBCS takes care of the science of warfare, so the warfighter can focus on the art of warfare. The system provides unparalleled situational understanding and the knowledge needed to make risk-based decisions in a highly time-sensitive environment, ” said Linda A. Mills, Northrop Grumman corporate vice president and president of its Information Systems sector. “We are honored to have been selected to help the Army get this critical capability deployed to the warfighter.”
“Northrop Grumman has been a pioneer in providing integrated battle command solutions to our customers. IBCS is another evolution of a software and hardware development process that continues to affirm Northrop Grumman’s commitment to leadership in providing net-centric solutions that are highly adaptable to the warfighter’s needs in a rapidly changing environment, ” said Karen Williams, vice president for Air and Missile Defense Systems, Northrop Grumman Information Systems.

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