According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $41, 989, 171 contract modification for the Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) warm line fiscal 2011 production requirement. With the completion and shutdown of the Propulsion Replacement Program (PRP), Congress expressed the desire to maintain the critical skills and infrastructure associated with PRP through low rate production of Minuteman III PRP configured SRMs. This downward directed effort is not a continuation of PRP, is not an acquisition program, and represents an emphasis on maintaining the Minuteman III manufacturing and engineering industrial base for SRM as directed by Congress. At this time, $19, 574, 982 has been obligated. 526 ICMBSW/PKE, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F42610-98-C-0001).
“Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $6, 667, 569 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-98-C-0190) to provide upgrades to the Tactical Control System Office of the Secretary of Defense architecture from version 1.0 to version 2.0. Work will be performed in Bloomington, Minn. (23 percent); San Diego, Calif. (21 percent); Huntsville, Ala. (16 percent); Scottsdale, Ariz. (16 percent); Seattle, Wash. (10 percent); San Francisco, Calif. (8 percent); and Westford, Mass. (6 percent). Work is expected to be completed in June 2011. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. “