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Northrop Wins $40M for Global Hawk Support

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued September 25, 2013)

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $40,402,500 undefinitized contract action (PZ000) for the material portion of the contract (FA8528-13-C-0005).

It is a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for all logistics support activities for the RQ-4 Global Hawk fielded weapon system and subsystem, which includes fielded air vehicles, engines, payloads, ground segments, and support segments.

Work will be performed at San Diego, Calif., with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2014. This is a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2013 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $2,517,055 are being obligated at time of award.

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