Friday, June 13, 2014
Contract: Northrop, $61.3M
Northrop Grumman System Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $61,326,794 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0117) for operations and maintenance services in support of the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator (BAMS-D) Unmanned Aircraft System. This effort will provide logistics support; organization, intermediate, and depot (D) -level maintenance; and field service representatives, to ensure that the BAMS-D aircraft are mission-capable for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., (70 percent); outside continental United States (25 percent); and Rancho Bernardo, Calif., (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $61,326,794 are being obligated on this award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 06/13/14) Gulf Coast note: BAMS-D is the Navy’s version of a Global Hawk, made in part in Moss Point, Miss.