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Northrop Grumman, Navistar Awarded Navy Contract Mods for UAVs, ‘Survivable’ Ambulances

In the latest issuing of Navy contract awards, Northrop Grumman Systems Corp.’s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace and unmanned systems divisions picked up a $42 million modification to a previously awarded firm fixed-price contract to convert the Army’s vertical-takeoff-and-landing unmanned aerial vehicles to “Navy configuration, ” according to the Defense Department.

Work is expected to be completed in February 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.

Meanwhile, DoD also announced Navistar Defense, LLC, (NYSE: NAV) of Warrenville, Ill., was awarded an $18.6 million delivery-order modification — under a previously awarded firm fixed-price contract — for the procurement of 250 MaxxPro Dash ambulance engineering change proposals along with Dash Phase IV ECPs.

The vehicles are special ambulances that provide “mobile and survivable ambulatory care for injured servicemen in theater, ” according to DoD.  Work is expected to be completed by the end of September 2011. Contract funds in will not expire by the end of the current fiscal year.

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