Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded a $22,163,146 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00016) to a previously awarded contract (N0001920C0025). This modification exercises options to provide software and engineering sustainment services, to include, logistics, cyber security and program related engineering in support the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned air systems. Work will be performed in San Diego and is expected to be completed in December 2022. Fiscal 2022 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,336,707; and fiscal 2022 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $595,834 will be obligated at time of award, $6,336,707 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 12/22/21) Gulf Coast note: MQ-8 Fire Scouts are made in part in Moss Point, Miss.