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Northrop Grumman Wins Follow-on Biometrics Task Order Valued $141 Million

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a follow-on task order worth up to $141 million for continued work of the U.S. Department of Defense Automated Biometric Identification System, which provides military personnel with reliable and timely identification of individuals suspected as threats to U.S. national security.

Under the deal, Northrop Grumman will provide systems engineering, software development, infrastructure and performance engineering, and modeling and simulation support. The company will have primary development responsibility of DoD-ABIS, including program management, systems engineering, software development, integration, training, disaster recovery, case management, system sustainment, scalability and interoperability.

The task order was awarded under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 2 Services indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command – National Capital Region. Work will be conducted over one base year with four one-year-option periods in Fairmont, W.Va., and Fairfax, Va.

Northrop Grumman’s teammates on this project include Booz Allen Hamilton, SAIC, Six3 Systems, SRA International, E&M Technologies, NEW-BOLD Enterprises, Ultra-scan Corporation, MPL Corporation and STS International.

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