Northrop wins $174M to Sustain LITENING Infrared Targeting System

NorthropLogoNorthrop Grumman Systems Corp. has won a $173, 643, 542 contract with the U.S. Air Force to sustain the LITENING targeting pod system, which externally attaches to several aircraft and includes an infrared sensor.

The Defense Department announced Thursday that the award was structured as a firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable-no-fee, time and material contract.

The funding for the work that will take place in Rolling Meadows, Ill. and is expected to finish on Dec. 31, 2017 is attributed to fiscal year 2013.

The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WNKCA at Robins Air Force Base, Ga.

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