Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) picked up a $68 million award to provide personnel for operating Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) systems at forward operating bases (FOB) supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
According to the firm, “Northrop Grumman received the award as a task order issued under the Encore II contract vehicle from the Defense Information Systems Agency at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The task order has a potential value of $219 million collectively over a one-year base and two one-year options, making the potential period of performance three years.”
The firm is happy to stay on with the C-RAM program.
“C-RAM is an incredible capability and we are proud to continue to help protect the warfighter, ” said Mike Twyman, vice president of Integrated Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence Systems for Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector. “We remain committed to working closely with our Army customer to bring even more and improved systems to our nation’s soldiers.”