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Northrop Wins $24M for MQ-8B Support

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued October 5, 2012)

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $24,476,978 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-10-G-0003) for spare parts and supplies in support of the MQ-8B vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle.

Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (36 percent), Horseheads, N.Y. (30 percent); Salt Lake City, Nev. (11 percent); Sparks, Nev. (11 percent); and various other locations within the United States (12 percent); and is expected to be completed in April 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

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