Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Contract: Northrop, $8M
Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $8,021,113 modification to a previously issued cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0023) to exercise an option for software sustainment services in support of MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aircraft systems. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (90 percent); and Point Mugu, Calif. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2016. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 01/12/16) Gulf Coast note: Fire Scouts are built in part in Moss Point, Miss.