Northrop Grumman

May 25, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems of Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a nearly $428 million contract modification, which authorizes Northrop Grumman to perform design and development, including the incorporation of Defense Department mission assurance and compliance requirements, to modify the National Polar Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System baseline to establish the Defense Weather Satellite System baseline. The contracting activity is Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California.

May 18, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Aerospace Systems Unmanned Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $42 million contract modification to convert eight Army Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Navy configuration. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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.

May 6, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded a more than $16 million contract for vehicle intercom communication, vehicle testing, ten percent spares, and a contractor-provided field service representative for the Saudi Arabian National Guard. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

April 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems, Azuza, California, was recently awarded a $24 million contract for additional direct productive person hours of engineering services in support of the Joint Tactical Ground Station program. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

April 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded a $7 million contract modification for the Persistent Close Air Support Program to demonstrate a new capability in close air support. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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 overse

April 5, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Garden City, New York, is being awarded a $30 million modification to previously awarded contract for the delivery of AN/SPQ-9B radar sets and combat interface kits for use on Navy ships. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

March 18, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Sierra Vista, Arizona, has been awarded an $8 million contract for the initial integration of the Type-II Interim Encryption System (TIES) and 37 sets of the Hunter unique TIES hardware to be installed at various locations. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

March 1, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman System Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a nearly $35 million contract action for non-recurring engineering efforts to design, integrate, and test all hardware, firmware, and software changes required to incorporate advanced threat warning into the U.S. Navy's Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures AN/AAQ-24(V) 25 Missile Warning Sensor. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

February 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, Virginia, was recently awarded a more than $14 million contract for engineering changes to the Army-Defense Integrated Human Resource System, Personnel and Pay System contract for information technology services. The National Capital Region Contracting Center, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

February 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is being awarded a $38 million modification to the previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the extended continuation of the Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar Increment I effort. This effort will support the changes made to the integrated baseline and the adjustment of the program performance management baseline to extend the period of performance through April 30, 2012. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

January 25, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Defense Systems Division of Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a more than $49 million contract to research, develop and deliver an integrated software solution that improves upon the targeting functionality currently performed by U.S. Air Force and joint targeting automation software. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

January 20, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, has named Karen Williams vice president and general manager of the Defense Technologies Division within its Information Systems sector.

January 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated System Sector of San Diego, California, was awarded a nearly $46 million contract modification for the advance procurement long lead items associated with two Block 30 and two Block 40 Global Hawk Air Vehicles, two in-line Airborne Signals Intelligence Payloads, two Multi-Platform RADAR Technology Insertion Program Sensors, two in-line EISS Sensors and other items and activities required to protect the production schedule for Lot 10. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting acti

January 7, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

The U.S. Army saw the need for more ISR support in Afghanistan, asked for it and got it-from the defense secretary-in the form of the Afghan Mission Network. The services now can increase their battlefield SA capabilities, but some may question whether the turnaround time was too fast for the network to be fully effective. Has it proved its mettle, or will time tell? Share your thoughts.

January 6, 2011
By Henry Kenyon

Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, has named James M. Myers vice president and general manager of its Civil Systems business group.

January 3, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $6 million modification to a delivery order placed against a previously issued basic ordering agreement to exercise an option for engineering, technical and sustaining services in support of Taiwan Air Force E-2C aircraft under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

December 27, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a nearly $12 million delivery order against a previously issued basic order agreement to convert two TE-2C aircraft into E-2C Hawkeye 2000 aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

December 15, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Incorporated, San Diego, California, was awarded a $74 million contract modification to provide for rapid fielding of expanded Battlefield Airborne Communications Node capability in support of overseas contingency operations. It executes an option for continued maintenance and support of the payload installed in two of three modified BD-700 Global Express aircraft leased from March 2011 through October 2011. Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

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