Northrop Grumman Cobham Intercoms LLC (NGCI), a company formed by Northrop Grumman Corporation and Cobham, has reinstated a 10-year, $2.4 billion contract awarded in June 2008 by the U.S. Army to produce the Vehicular Intercommunication System Expanded (VIS-X). The contract was delayed by a losing bidder protest filed with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). The GAO denied the protest and the contract will now progress with NGCI as the selected supplier.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a five-year, follow-on contract valued up to $16 million by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. Under the contract, the company will create a resource that supports the research of pathogenic viruses and will lead to new medical treatments and preventive measures. Northrop Grumman was awarded the initial five-year contract in 2004.
The U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) office has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $6.2 million contract to move the Army's Hunter UAS training and test facilities from Cochise College Flight Line in Douglas, Arizona, to the new Rapid Integration and Acceptance Center at Michael Army Airfield, Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation the first phase of a $28.9 million Nitride Electronic NeXt Generation Technology (NEXT) contract. The work will develop next-generation gallium nitride technology to support defense communications, aircraft and space systems. The first phase of the contract is worth $12.4 million.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a task order from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to support the office's integration to the GovTrip electronic travel service. The GovTrip integration will help the GAO increase efficiency and reduce travel costs. Work on the task order will last for four years and will take place in Fairfax, Virginia.
The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation subsidiary AMSEC LLC a five-year contract with a potential value of $18.7 million under the Navy's seaport enhanced contract for logistics knowledge management and process support for Integrated Logistics Services. The services are for hull, mechanical and electrical technical data development, maintenance and management.
The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and the Mission and Installation Contracting Command Center has awarded Northrop Grumman a five-year contract valued up to $140 million. The company will support training, logistics and maintenance of selected friendly foreign military and paramilitary forces through the use of security assistance teams.
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a contract to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for four new product tankers being built in Brazil. Sperry Marine is supplying a complete VisionMaster FT IBS with WideView high-resolution displays. The system includes a three-node electronic chart display and information system, navigation radars, adaptive self-tuning autopilot, voyage data recorder, speed and heading sensors, and other navigation components.
The U.S. Army's Constructive Simulations Division has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $9 million contract to provide program management, training, testing, information technology and field support to its Tactical Simulation (TACSIM) program.