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Northrop Gets $445M Air Force Contract for Large Aircraft IR Countermeasure Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential five-year, $444.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for support work on AAQ-24 large aircraft infrared countermeasure systems.

The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers repair of 34 national stock numbers and includes $17.2 million in foreign military sales to Canada and Bahrain.

Northrop will perform work in Warner Robins, Georgia, through Dec. 14, 2022.

AAQ-24 is a directional infrared countermeasure technology designed to protect aircraft from air-to-air, heat-seeking missiles.

The Air Force Sustainment Center is the contracting activity.

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