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Northrop Wins $25M for UAV Demonstration Techs

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued July 18, 2011)

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $24,947,647 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-07-C-0055) for autonomous aerial refueling technology maturation and demonstration activities in support of the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration.

Services to be provided include air systems, air vehicle segment, and mission management segment requirements definition; integration planning and verification planning; and definition of certification requirements and approach.

Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed in December 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

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