Northrop Grumman Wins ICBM, Electronic Warfare, and Afghan Contracts

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded three small (in defense contracting terms) contracts to government contractor Northrop Grumman on Friday, worth about $32 million combined. In descending order of size, they were:

  • $12 million: exercising an option to have Northrop Grumman Technical Services do unspecified work on Air Force LGM-30 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles at Hill Air Force Base in Utah through Sept. 29, 2014.
  • $10.9 million: in the form of a new firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to assemble, integrate, and install EA-18G systems emulation laboratory systems, electronic attack unit/communication countermeasures sets/ALQ-99 integration test systems, electronic attack unit/ALQ-99 integration test systems, and also ALQ-218(V)2 integration test systems in a small number of EA-18G Growler airborne electronic warfare aircraft. This contract should be complete by January 2017.
  • $9.2 million: as a modification to a foreign military sales contract to perform services -- apparently related to improving counterbattery fire capabilities -- at Forward Operating Base 101 in Afghanistan.

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