Northrop Wins $219M for Air Force Threat Simulation Systems

northrop Grumman_BLUENorthrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $219, 147, 421 follow-on contract to continue producing simulation and training systems for the U.S. Air Force.

Two offers were submitted for the firm-fixed and cost-type contract, which also includes foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia, the Defense Department said Monday.

The company will also make associated drawings, technical orders, retrofit kits, provisioning and software for the Joint Threat Emitters under the contract.

JTE systems are built to help train military personnel to identify and counter enemy missile or artillery threats, according to Northrop.

The Air Force is allocating $44, 007, 131 in fiscal year 2012 and 2013 procurement, fiscal 2013 research and development and foreign military sales funds at the time of award.

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