Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $13,857,607 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for logistics services in support of the MQ-8B/C Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle. This work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and Pt. Mugu, Calif., and is expected to be completed in November 2014. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10U.S.C. 2304 (c) (1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, is the contracting activity (N00019-14-C-0012). (Source: DoD, 11/27/13) Gulf Coast note: Fire Scouts are built in part in Moss Point, Miss.