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Northrop Grumman to Modify Mine Clearance Systems

December 3, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $9 million contract modification for continued post-delivery technical support for Rapid Airborne Mine Clearance System (RAMICS) units. This contract will be used to modify and/or repair delivered hardware; modify or build new RAMICS system components to resolve producibility, obsolescence, and end-of-life issues and update the technical data package with respect to the changes implemented; provide maintenance of delivered hardware, as well as provide software maintenance, upgrades and modifications required to optimize RAMICS performance; and provide required engineering services consisting of systems engineering, configuration and data management, quality assurance, manufacturing and test and evaluation; generating of presentations, white papers, trade studies; and development, tracking and updating of metrics. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Florida, is the contracting activity.