According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $25, 575, 767 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic order agreement (N00019-10-G-0004) for the design and development of the airborne sense and avoid capability for the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) unmanned aircraft system in support of the Navy and Air Force. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (50 percent) and San Diego, Calif. (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $7, 368, 022 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.”
Chad Wolf assumed his new role as acting homeland security secretary on Wednesday, replacing Kevin McAleenan (2019 Wash100 recipient) who resigned from the role last month, The Washington Post reported Thursday.
Kevin Scott, chief technology officer of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), will assume additional duties as executive vice president of artificial intelligence and research in early 2020, CNBC reported Wednesday.