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.”
Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has been awarded a potential $40M blanket purchase agreement for operational test and evaluation services to the Transportation Security Administration, according to an award notice posted Thursday.
Air Force Selects Boeing, Lockheed, Raytheon Technologies for Hypersonic Cruise Missile Tech Design Program
The U.S. Air Force has indicated its intent to solicit design proposals from Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) for a hypersonic cruise missile technology that can be launched from a fighter or a bomber aircraft.