Northrop to Provide Air Force AESA Radars, Support Services Under $244M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $243.9 million contract to supply 72 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars, spares and support services to the U.S. Air Force.

The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform contract-related work in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and is scheduled to finish Jan. 31, 2019.

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center will obligate $30.7 million at the time of award from the service branch’s fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds.

Northrop offers a range of AESA radars for integration onto various platforms such as the F-35 and F-22 fighter jets and the B-1 bomber aircraft.

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