Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) Space and Mission Systems, based in Redondo Beach, Calif., has been awarded a nearly $428 million Air Force contract modification, according to the Defense Department.
The new deal authorizes the firm to design and develop changes to the the National Polar Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System baseline. The modifications will be used to establish the Defense Weather Satellite System baseline.
Work for the $427, 900, 000 contract will be performed at Redondo Beach. So far, some $11.7 million has been obligated.