Northrop Receives $151M Japan Hawkeye Aircraft Contract Modification

northrop Grumman_BLUENorthrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $151.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for Japan under a foreign military sale agreement.

The company will perform work in Florida, New York, California, Indiana, Illinois and other U.S. locations through March 2018, the Defense Department said Thursday.

Japan recently inked an agreement with the U.S. government for a potential $1.7 billion purchase of Hawkeye planes.

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