Friday, September 27, 2013

Contract: Northrop, $114.2M

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems of Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., has been awarded an $114,217,221 firm-fixed-price contract for Global Hawk Low Rate Initial Production Lot 11 advance procurement. This contract provides for advance procurement of long lead items associated with three Block 30 Global Hawk Air Vehicles, three in-line Airborne Signals Intelligence Payloads (ASIP), three in-line Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite (EISS) Sensors, two ASIP retrofit kits, and other items and activities required to protect the production schedule for Lot 11. Work will be performed at San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2015. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIGK, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-13-C-3018). (Source: DoD, 09/27/13) Gulf Coast note: Central fuselage work on Global Hawks is done in Moss Point, Miss.