Northrop Grumman Keeps Hot Streak Alive with 6 Defense Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $99, 000, 000 contract, which will procure weapons planning software.  At this time, $1, 000, 000 has been obligated.  AAC/EBSK, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8677-10-D-0006).

“Northrop Grumman was awarded a $69, 947, 488 contract, which will provide 2008 initial spares parts for initial lay-in of spare parts for Global Hawk Systems sustainment.  At this time, the entire amount has been obligated.  ASC/WIGK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-08-G-3005; Delivery Order 0012).

“Northrop Grumman is being awarded a $59, 200, 086 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-03-C-0057) for Mode 5 and Mode S identification friend or foe interrogation upgrade efforts in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye system development and demonstration.  Efforts will include design, implementation, test and evaluation, verification, documentation, acceptance, and certification.  Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (63 percent); Greenlawn, N.Y. (35 percent); and Rolling Meadows, Ill (2 percent).  Work is expected to be completed in December 2013.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

“Northrop Grumman is being awarded a $24, 999, 900 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N00019-08-C-0027) for non-recurring efforts associated with drawing modifications and incorporation of open corrective actions required to produce production-ready documentation in support of E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft production.  Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (67 percent), and St. Augustine, Fla. (33 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

“Northrop Grumman is being awarded $18, 946, 306 for cost-plus-fixed-fee task order #0002 under previously awarded contract (N0014-10-R-0005) for the integrated topside program.  Northrop Grumman will design/architect an integrated electronics warfare information operations and line of sight communications multifunction system with 360 degrees of coverage in azimuth for naval surface platforms and subsequently fabricate, integrate, test and demonstrate a single quadrant advanced development model variant of the system to support the technology development phase of a Navy acquisition program.  This contract contains options which, if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value to $109, 385, 584.  The amount incrementally funded at this time is $200, 000.  Work will be performed in Linthicum Heights, Md. (87.69 percent); Van Nuys, Calif. (8.6 percent); Folsom, Calif. (2.48 percent); and Chandler, Ariz. (1.23 percent).  Work is expected to be completed July 2011.  The contract will continue through July 2015 if all options are exercised.  Contract funds will not expire at end of current fiscal year.  The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.

“Northrop Grumman is being awarded a $5, 702, 891 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion type research and development contract.  The contractor will perform advanced research efforts associated with development of advances for multi-ban synthetic aperture radar systems for advanced radar research which will provide the tools to investigate innovative techniques for integration of system for advanced radar research data with additional sensor channels; real time high speed data processing analysis and display; optimal combined processing of multi-and and multi-channel data; and supporting research and development of sensor tools to study ocean properties.  This contract contains options which, if exercised, would bring the contract value to $9, 944, 176.  Work will be performed in Columbia, Md., and is expected to be completed December 2011.  If all options are exercised, the period of performance will be 51 months.  Contract funds in the amount of $1, 100, 000 will expire at end of current fiscal year.  The contract was procured under Naval Research Laboratory Broad Agency Announcement N00173-01, Topic 74-09-01.   The Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00173-10-C-6028).”

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