Friday, May 26, 2017

Contract: Northrop, $64.5M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded $64,526,366 for modification P00005 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-15-C-0007) to exercise an option for operator, maintenance, logistic support and sustainment engineering services in support of the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance-Demonstrator (BAMS-D) program. The logistics support includes training, supply chain and spares management for Global Hawk peculiar items, peculiar support equipment, and technical publications. In addition, this option provides for organization, intermediate, and depot level maintenance, and field services representatives to ensure the BAMS-D aircraft are mission-capable for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (70 percent); Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (5 percent); and various forward operating locations (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2018. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 05/24/17) Gulf Coast note: Global Hawks are built in part in Moss Point, Miss.