Northrop Grumman

March 19, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, recently announced that it has been awarded a $334 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support. The LAIRCM system functions by automatically detecting a missile launch, determining if it is a threat and activating a high-intensity laser-based countermeasure system to track and defeat the missile. Northrop Grumman will deliver LAIRCM hardware and provide associated support to the Air Force beginning immediately and continuing through April 2014.

March 19, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Technical Services Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $100,545,899 firm-fixed-price contract for the support services for the Mission Command Training Center, Fort Hood, Texas, and its supported installations. The U.S. Army Mission and Installation Command, Fort Hood, Texas, is the contracting activity.

March 16, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, for the Air and Space Operations Center (AOC) Weapon System (WS) modernization program with an initial award of $120 million. The contract has a potential value of $504 million over eight years, if all options are exercised. AOC WS is the command and control center for planning, executing and assessing joint air operations during a contingency or conflict.

March 16, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is being awarded an $87.8 million dollar firm fixed price contract a Foreign Military Sales  program which will provide an AN/APG- 68 (V) 9 radar systems for the Royal Thai Air Force (6), the Republic of Iraq (22) and the Royal Air Force of Oman (15) for a total of 43 radar systems. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting authority.

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corporation Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $10,999,921, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for providing technical and engineering support to operate and maintain National Air and Space Intelligence Center databases, tools, dynamic web-based products, and related systems and capabilities. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

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.

March 8, 2012
By George Seffers

The NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency announced today the award of the agency's largest cyber defense contract to date. The approximate 58 million Euro NATO Computer Incident Response Capability, Full Operational Capability contract was awarded to a Finmeccanica, Rome, Italy, and Northrop Grumman Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia. The contractor team will provide security on NATO's networks and protect over 22,000 NATO military and civilians employees enhancing NATO's cyber defense infrastructure and its ability to support member states.

March 7, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Information Systems (NGIS), Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $189 million Defense Information Systems Agency task for the Host Based Security System (HBSS) program. HBSS is a flexible, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)-based program that monitors, detects, and counters against known cyber-threats to the Defense Department enterprise in accordance with the Enterprise-wide Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense Solutions Steering Group. DISA serves as the lead organization providing Defense Department program oversight for defense for the HBSS solution.

February 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $34,226,968 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) contract for a four-month extension for the continued operations support and maintenance of two BACN BD-700/E-11A platforms, and operational support and maintenance of the BACN payloads. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

February 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,607,556 task order under previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise option year one for Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP). The Marine Corps Network Operations and Security Center (MCNOSC) is an operational and staff organization supporting the global Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN) command and control capabilities for Fleet Marine Forces and garrison forces stationed around the world. The MCNOSC executes full spectrum network defense on the global MCEN to include protectio

February 21, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded a $333,659,831 firm-fixed-price contract for an undefinitized contract action for the procurement of calendar year 2011 and calendar year 2012 large aircraft infrared countermeasures hardware and associated support. The location of the performances is Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

February 15, 2012
By George Seffers

BAE Systems - Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Nashua, New Hampshire, was awarded a $38,010,103 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, was awarded a $31,359,202 to provide for the services in support of furthering the technology development phase of the Common Infrared Countermeasure Program. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.

February 13, 2012
By George Seffers

AT and T, Vienna, Virginia; EWA, Herndon, Virginia; Macaulay Brown, Dayton, Ohio; Northrop Grumman, Chantilly, Virginia; SAIC, McLean, Virginia; SRC Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia; Scientific Research Company, Atlanta, Georgia; and URS, Germantown, Maryland, are being awarded a firm-fixed-price multiple award contract for professional, technical, and analytical support in the mission areas of information assurance and information operations (IO). Support services include the core capabilities of IO: electronic warfare, computer network operations, psychological operations, military decep

February 10, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a potential $89,447,206 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple award contract to provide research, development, test, and evaluation of emerging surveillance technologies, sensors and systems with potential for applicability in the areas of air, ground, and shipboard intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance and information operations systems. Stanley Associates Incorporated, Fairfax, Virgina, is being awarded a a potential $77,775,689.

February 7, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems, Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a $9,035,520 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Nitride Electronic Next Generation Technology Program. The performer will develop device and integration technologies necessary to realize enhancement and depletion mode nitride transistors that simultaneously provide extremely high-speed and high-voltage operation in a process consistent with large-scale integration in circuits of 1,000 or more transistors.

February 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Integrated Systems, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $157,942,000 advance acquisition contract for long lead material and related support for the full-rate production of five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft (Lot 1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

February 1, 2012
By George Seffers

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, has selected Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation to develop and produce the Navy's next-generation tactical afloat network, Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES). Northrop Grumman was issued a $36,646,047 delivery order February 1 for the procurement of the CANES network infrastructure to include guided missile destroyer (DDG) variant first article; DDG variant production unit; and multipurpose amphibious assault ship (LHD) variant first article.

February 1, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Guidance and Electronics Company, Woodland Hills, California, is being awarded an $18,925,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to repair components of the AN/ANS-150 Navigation Systems and the NPN 217 Doppler System supporting the H-60 helicopter, and the AN/ASN-123 Navigation System supporting the EA-6B aircraft. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapons System Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

January 26, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $781.5 million contract modification for the manufacture and delivery of five low-rate initial production Lot 4 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

January 26, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Administration, Cincinnati, Ohio, was awarded a $20 million firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the services in support of the unattended ground sensor systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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