Saturday, December 21, 2019
Contract: Northrop, $22.5M
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded a $22,471,211 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide engineering, cyber security, system software, logistics and training services in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout Unmanned Air Systems. Work will be performed at San Diego and is expected to be completed in December 2020. Fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement; and operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $13,778,236 will be obligated at time of award, $7,999,858 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-20-C-0025). (Source: DoD, 12/20/19) Gulf Coast note: Moss Point, Miss., does final assembly Work on the MQ-8 Fire Scout.