The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a potential $146.7 million contract to build, integrate and test multiple data and communication platforms for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft.
The military service is obligating $27.7 million in fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Monday.
Northrop will support the integration of Cooperative Engagement Capability, Multifunctional Information Distribution System and Joint Tactical Radio System, Accelerated Mid-Term Interoperability Improvement Program and Secure Internet Protocol Router Chat into the military service’s E-2D fleet.
The sole-source, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract is slated to run through June 2019.
A majority of the work will occur in Melbourne, Florida, and the rest in various locations across New York, Colorado, Indiana, California and Indiana.