> our title:

Northrop to Develop UAV to Counter IEDs

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued August 12, 2011)

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems Air Combat Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $26,178,369 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for Sand Dragon B.

This effort is to develop and deploy an innovative airborne counter-IED capability unmanned aerial system.

Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif.

The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-11-C-7147).