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Northrop to Continue Operating BACN for Contingency Operations

July 25, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, two contract modifications totaling $156 million to continue operating and maintaining the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) system in support of overseas contingency missions. The company was awarded a $106 million contract modification to extend the deployment and operation of BACN payloads installed in three E-11A Bombardier Global Express BD-700 aircraft and three EQ-4B Block 20 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles. The award supports operations through June 2013. Additionally, the company was awarded a $50 million contract modification for platform maintenance support of three E-11A aircraft - numbers 9355, 9358 and 9001 - through February 2013.

Northrop Supports BACN in Kandahar

June 22, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $106,364,282 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for modification to extend the deployment and operation of three Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payloads installed in Global Express BD-700 and three Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles. The company was also awarded a $50,575,532 firm-fixed-price contract modification for eight months of E-11A platform maintenance support for aircraft 9355, 9358, and 9001. The location of the performance is Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. Air Force Materiel Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Develop Multi-Platform Radar Technology

May 21, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $51,284,530 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program radar system development and demonstration, ECP-025, radar modification for Global Hawk Block 40. Air Force Mobility Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Develop Global Hawk Radar System

March 9, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Aerospace Systems, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $24,484,465 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Multi Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program radar system development and demonstration alignment with the Global Hawk Block 40 program schedule. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Brings Home BACN Funds

December 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Defense Mission Systems Incorporated, of San Diego, California, is being awarded a $47,176,105 firm fixed price contract for the purchase and integration of two Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payloads on two Global Hawk Block 20 aircraft. These two Global Hawks, designated AF-11 and AF-13, will be provided to Northrop Grumman as government furnished property, then Northrop Grumman will integrate the BACN payload into these two Global Hawk Block 20 aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Material Command, Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

Northrop Grumman Receives Global Hawk Radar Funding

November 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems Western Region, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $12, 271,991 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification for the Multi Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program radar system development and demonstration for integration with the Global Hawk Block 40 Program. The Electronic Systems Center, Aerial Ground Surveillance Systems Division, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Support Global Hawk Maritime Demonstration

August 24, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a more than $35 million contract modification for operations and maintenance services in support of U.S. Navy Global Hawk Maritime Demonstration. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Keep Global Hawk Development Program Operating

June 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems Sector, San Diego, California, is being awarded an approximate $22 million contract modification and a more than $13 million modification. The first is for: software maintenance, covering the tasks necessary for the contractor to maintain and support software for air vehicle, ground and support segments; and flight test, covering the tasks necessary for the Global Hawk (GH) system integrator (prime contractor) to participate in planning, provisioning, conducting, analyzing, and documenting an integrated GH Combined Development/Operational Flight Test Program. These tasks provide the software maintenance and flight test to keep the development program operating. The second if for the infrastructure portion of the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) block load effort, which provides for the necessary tasks that allow the contractor to manage the day-to-day EMD contract operations of the Global Hawk weapon system including air vehicle, ground segment, and support segment. These tasks provide the infrastructure necessary to keep the developmental program operational. They are not directly tied to any one specific developmental capability. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity

Air Force Modifies Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload Contract

May 18, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Intelligence Systems, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a greater than $9 million contract modification to extend the Airborne Signals Intelligence Payload (ASIP) baseline contract to support the ASIP post-initial operational test and evaluation flight testing on the Global Hawk platform. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Support Global Hawk Logistics Under $247 Million Contract

April 5, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems Sector, of  San Diego, California, is being awarded a $247 million contract to provide logistics support activities required to support Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle fielded systems and subsystems used in peacetime operations, which includes fielded air vehicles, engines, payloads, ground segments, and support segments. The contractor shall provide materials and support services to include planning, operations support and maintenance in support of Global Hawk fielded systems used in peacetime continental United States and overseas deployments. The contracting activity is Warner Robins-Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

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