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Northrop Grumman

Northrop to Develop Miscroscale Power Conversion Technology

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Electronics Systems Section, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is being awarded an $8,973,993 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for microscale power conversion. The objective of this program is to develop innovative radio frequency power amplifier designs that incorporate supply modulation and control enabled by novel power switch technology. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Research Lab Seeks to Replace Traditional GPS Receivers

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation, San Diego, California; Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, California, are each being awarded a $47 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Trinity Program, which seeks to develop a "navigation warfare sensor" that could replace traditional Global Positioning System receivers on a variety of Department of Defense platforms, resulting in a significant increase in the number of future weapon systems operating in highly challenged electromagnetic environments, having the capability to support electronic support operations as a part of planned missions. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Support Spacecraft Bus and Sensor

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems, Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a $39,501,564 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification to exercise the option for the defense on-orbit support and sustainment contract providing fiscal 2012 on-orbit sustainment for both the Defense Support Program sensor and spacecraft bus. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

Four Governments Purchase Traveling Wave Tubes for MK-99

September 23, 2011
By George Seffers

Communications and Power Industries, Palo Alto, California, is being awarded a $35,860,730 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for traveling wave tubes and associated data supporting the MK-99 Fire Control System. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy; the Missile Defense Agency; and under the Foreign Military Sales Program, the governments of Spain, Australia, and South Korea. This contract was not competitively procured. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Receives Battlefield Airborne Communications Node Contract

September 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Defense Systems Division, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $42,999,820 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for a five-month extension of the operation and support of the aircraft E-11A, serial numbers 11-9355 and 11-9358, modified to carry the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payload. This contract also provides for the operation and maintenance of the BACN payload by Northrop Grumman, and for the maintenance of modified aircraft. It also provides an option to re-paint the two aircraft to Air Force specifications. Electronic Systems Center, Airborne Networks Division, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Provide Fire Scout Logistics Support

August 31, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $10,474,708 cost plus fixed fee contract for logistics in support of the Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) MQ-8B Fire Scout system. Logistic support services includes: logistics management, maintenance support, supply support, air vehicle transportation, training services, logistics management information, technical data updates, flight operations and deployment support. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, 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.

U.S. Navy Modifies Advanced Hawkeye Demonstration Contract

August 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded an approximate $47 million contract modification for maintenance and repair of the supply assets for E-2D unique components and/or systems in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye System Development and Demonstration Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Receives Sand Dragon Contract

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems Air Combat Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded an approximate $26 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for Sand Dragon B. This effort is to develop and deploy an innovative airborne counter-IED capability unmanned aerial system. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Supply Deployable Instrument Landing System

August 15, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Network Communications Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a nearly $9 million fixed-price-incentive-firm, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursement contract to develop a deployable instrument landing system that can provide precision guidance to aviation assets in multiple geographically-separated and environmentally-diverse regions. Headquarters Electronic Systems Center, Directorate of Contracting, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

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