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Northrop Wins $10M to Support MQ-8B Fire Scout

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued August 29, 2011)


Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $10,474,708 cost plus fixed fee contract for logistics in support of the Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) MQ-8B Fire Scout system.

Logistic support services includes: logistics management, maintenance support, supply support, air vehicle transportation, training services, logistics management information, technical data updates, flight operations and deployment support.

Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Md. (40 percent), San Diego, Calif. (20 percent), and various locations outside the continental United States; and is expected to be completed in August 2012.

Contract funds in the amount of $6,400,000 will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR6.302-1.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-11-C-0075).

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