Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Contract: Northrop, $17M

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, El Segundo, Calif., has been awarded a $17,059,000 modification (P00270) to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (F19628-00-C-0100) for radar software deficiency corrections. The contract modification is for Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program radar system development and demonstration alignment with the Global Hawk Block 40 program schedule. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $1,529,683,365. Work will be performed at El Segundo and is expected to be completed on Sept. 30, 2015. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 07/16/14) Gulf Coast note: Global Hawks are built in part in Moss Point, Miss.