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Northrop Wins $556M for Global Hawk Modernization

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued May 13, 2014)

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a maximum ceiling $555,600,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Global Hawk modernization.

The tasks on each delivery or task order will fall into, but are not limited to, the following categories: management, including program, business and technical areas; engineering efforts, including configuration management, data management, reliability, availability & maintainability, and related areas of concern such as technical refresh, diminishing manufacturing sources , etc.; studies and analyses; design, development, integration, test and evaluation; retrofit requirements; and integrated logistics support.

Work will be performed in San Diego, and is expected to be completed by May 14, 2015. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2012 and 2013 and obligations will be on subsequent individual task/delivery orders.

The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIGK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio (FA8620-13-D-3014).