According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and SAIC (NYSE: SAI) are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee performance-based multiple award contract for support services for Enhanced Tactical Automated Security System surveillance, detection and assessment equipment, site surveys, integration, installation and technical support. Each contractor will be awarded $12, 500 at the time of award. The ceiling dollar value, including the base period and four option years for both contracts combined, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of these contracts to an estimated $37, 645, 903. Work will be performed in California (20 percent); North Carolina (20 percent); Japan (20 percent); Arizona (10 percent); South Carolina (10 percent); Florida (5 percent); Hawaii (5 percent); Virginia (5 percent); and the District of Columbia (5 percent). Work is expected to be completed July 2011. If all options are exercised, work could continue until July 2015. The multiple award contracts were competitively procured by full and open competition via the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center e-Commerce Central website, with two offers received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C., is the contracting activity.
Also, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $7, 275, 006 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00421-08-C-0065) to exercise an option for approximately 94, 135 hours of engineering and logistics services in support of E-2C, C-2 and E-2D, and applicable platforms located at the Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Zero (VX-20), Patuxent River, Md. Services to be provided include modification and preparation of the aircraft for test operations, correction of safety of flight discrepancies, quality control inspections, engineering investigations, and logistics and parts support. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed in July 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.”