Friday, September 23, 2011

Contracts: Northrop Grumman, $17M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $17,098,027 contract for the Rapid Deployment Capability Weaponization Program in support of the MQ-8B Fire Scout System. This contract includes the installation, engineering, manufacturing, and data development of the weapons systems. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and Grand Rapids, Mich., and is expected to be completed in March 2013. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 09/22/11) Gulf Coast note: Fire Scouts are built in part in Moss Point, Miss.