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Northrop Wins $49M for MQ-4C Long Lead Items

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Sept 30, 2016)

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded $49,400,000 for fixed-price incentive (firm target) modification P00010 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-15-C-0002) for the procurement of long lead components, materials, parts, and associated efforts in support of the MQ-4C Triton LRIP 2 unmanned aircraft.

Work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland (32.2 percent); Red Oak, Texas (20.1 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (17.5 percent); Bridgeport, West Virginia (14 percent); Montreal, Quebec, Canada (3.1 percent); Santa Clarita, California (1.5 percent); San Diego, California (1.5 percent); Vandalia, Ohio (1.3 percent); Medford, New York (1.1 percent); and various locations within the U.S. (7.7 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2017.

Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $49,400,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

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