The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a potential $99.7 million contract to supply long-lead parts and provide support for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye program’s lot 7 full rate production.
The Defense Department said Thursday the service branch will obligate the contract’s entire amount at the time of award from its fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement funds.
E-2D is a military early warning aircraft equipped with systems designed to help increase warfighters’ battlespace awareness in the information operations area.
The company will perform work at various locations through December 2022.
The Naval Air Systems Command is the contracting activity for the sole-source acquisition.