The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has awarded the Northrop Grumman Corporation a $100 million follow-on blanket purchase agreement to electronically convert and store federal employee records for streamlined access to information. To support the Enterprise Human Resources Integration program, the company will provide project management, systems integration, lifecycle deployment support and systems engineering services to support the program's implementation and maintenance.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract to supply machinery automation systems for two mine countermeasures vessels being sold by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence to the Lithuanian Navy. The contract was awarded to Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine unit by Thales U.K., the prime contractor for the refit and upgrade. The two ships will be fitted with Sperry Marine's commercial machinery automation system, which provides an integrated and flexible network for monitoring and controlling the ships' engines and auxiliary systems.
U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a four-year, $39 million contract to provide interpreter and translator services. Under the contract, the company will provide comprehensive linguistic services to the U.S. Army to include translation from the target language into English and vice versa as well as the translations of documents, written material and media outputs. The work will be primarily performed in Kosovo, Romania and Bulgaria.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $223.6 million contract for two E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) propulsion pod system shipsets and Federal Aviation Administration certification. Each shipset contains four Pratt and Whitney JT8D-219 engines, pylon assemblies and assorted aircraft system interconnections.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a U.S. Navy contract to provide command and control (C2) software development and modification and enhancement of existing C2 and tactical data link systems. Northrop Grumman is one of five firms receiving awards under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the Space and Naval Warfare System Command, San Diego. Under the agreement, which has a potential value of more than $600 million, the companies will provide software design, development and modification; software integration and related test evaluation; software systems engineering support; and support functions such as integrated logistics and configuration and program management.
The U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, has awarded Northrop Grumman an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) award to provide command and control (C2) software development and modification and enhancement of existing C2 and tactical data link systems. Northrop Grumman is one of five companies that received ID/IQ awards. The firms will compete for task orders with a potential collective value of more than $600 million.
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $41.3 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract for life cycle engineering and support services for the U.S. Navy's USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class of amphibious transport docks. With options, the contract has a potential value of $249.4 million.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded an $18 million contract by General Dynamics Land Systems to supply LRS-2000 Rate Sensor Assembly units for the Stabilized Commander's Weapon Station on U.S. Army M1A1 Abrams Tanks. The LRS-2000 is a two-axis rate sensor developed to support gun and turret stabilization applications with low random drift and high reliability.
The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a full-rate production contract for AN/SPQ-9B shipboard radar systems designed to enhance the detection and tracking of high-speed threats such as sea-skimming anti-ship missiles. Under the fixed-price $26.2 million contract, the company will supply four shipsets. The contract includes options that could bring the total value to $281.5 million.
The ITT Corporation has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to provide flight cryocoolers for the sensor payloads of two international satellites. The geostationary satellites will provide round-the-clock weather forecasts and sever weather alerts. The cryocoolers are used to reduce thermal noise in space-based sensors.