Air Force Chooses 4 Firms for $486M Defense Security Systems IDIQ

NavyC4ISRThe U.S. Air Force has awarded four companies positions on a potential seven-year, $486 million contract to support tactical defense systems at the branch’s force protection sites worldwide.

USAF is obligating $5, 000 to each contractor at the time of award, the Defense Department said Thursday.

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), InDyne and Xator will compete for work to help the branch acquire, upgrade and sustain integrated base defense security systems.

Twelve proposals were submitted to the military service for the program and DoD expects contract work to finish by Jan. 28, 2022.

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