Northrop GrummanÂ (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential five-year, $475 millionÂ contract from the Missile Defense Agency to develop, integrate, test and field advanced discrimination algorithms for the Ballistic Missile Defense Systems program.
TheÂ Defense DepartmentÂ said MondayÂ Northrop’s systems business will also help MDAÂ operate and sustain complex methods and tools used to model BMDS capacities.
DoD added theÂ indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contractÂ will also cover specialized development, operations, testing, integration and maintenance support for multiple systems and MDA directorates that support the BMDS mission.
The agency intends to issue a $9.9 million initial task order for program management services and another task order worth $143 million for BMDS development support through the contract.
MDA will obligate $100,000 on the first order and $3.3 million on the second order at the time of award from the agency’s fiscal 2018 funds.
The company will perform work at various locations in Alabama, Colorado and California throughÂ March 2, 2023.