Northrop Receives Three Task Orders for A-10 Thunderbolt

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded three task orders by the U.S. Air Force for the company’s A-10 Thunderbolt life-cycle program support on an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.

The company will identify risk factors and develop maintenance strategies for selected systems and subsystems under the $4.9 million reliability centered maintenance task order.

“Northrop Grumman is leveraging cross-company expertise for A-10 sustainability and support to ensure the safety of our nation’s warfighters, ” said Chris Jones, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman’s integrated logistics and modernization division. “We are also bringing innovation that enables affordability focused on increasing the effectiveness of this platform while reducing maintenance requirements while maintaining high aircraft availability.”

On an additional $6.1 million task order, the company will continue to work on the completed aircraft structural integrity program modernization I and II. These tasks are focused specifically on modernizing the A-10 structural integrity processes and exploiting cross-cutting opportunities with other weapon systems within the directorate of aerospace sustainment.

Finally, the company won a $7.9 million ASIP Legacy III follow-on task order to investigate and evaluate circumstances concerning A-10 weapon system accidents and incidents to ensure operational safety, sustainability and effectiveness.

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