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Northrop Wins $170M to Support Global Hawk UAV

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued September 12, 2013)

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $169,851,218 (estimated) cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (PZ0001) on a definitization of an undefinitized contract action (FA8528-13-C-0005) for contract logistics support for the RQ-4 Global Hawk.

The contractor shall provide all logistics support activities which includes fielded air vehicles, engines, payloads, ground segments and support segments.

Work will be performed at San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2014. This is a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2013 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $76,276,405 are being obligated at time of award.

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIKBA, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity.