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Northrop Wins $35M for Global Hawk Maritime Demo

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued August 23, 2011)

Northrop Grumman Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $35,595,116 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-10-C-0018) to exercise an option for operations and maintenance services in support of U.S. Navy Global Hawk Maritime Demonstration.

Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (75 percent), and outside the United States (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $35,595,116 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.