Saturday, August 16, 2014

Contract: Northrop, $240.7M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $240,653,315 primarily firm-fixed-price modification (PZ0001) for FA8620-13-C-3018 for three Block 30M RQ-4B Global Hawk air vehicles, each containing an Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite and an Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload (ASIP), plus two additional ASIP sensors as retrofit kits. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $354,870,536. The contract modification is for the definitization of the advance purchase agreement. Work will be performed at San Diego and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2017. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIG (Global Hawk Program Office), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 08/15/14) Gulf Coast note: Global Hawk central fuselage work is done in Moss Point, Miss.