Fire Scout

October 31, 2016
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract modification to produce one Fire Scout unmanned air system.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being issued a $10,362,211 modification (P00001) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract (N00019-16-C-0055) for production of one MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air system. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (33 percent); Ozark, Alabama (27 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (18 percent); Moss Point, Mississippi (16 percent); and various locations within the U.S.

April 29, 2016

Raytheon Co., Dulles, Virginia, is being awarded a $21,592,886 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to continue the software upgrade transition in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system tactical control system 2016 Linux cyber baseline. Work will be performed in Dulles, Virginia, and is expected to be completed in October 2018. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,824,101 will be obligated at time of award, of which $325,000 will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C.

March 2, 2016

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded $7,280,560 for cost-plus-fixed-fee task order 1269 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026) in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft systems. This test support effort for the MQ-8C includes software verification; software regression; cybersecurity; dynamic interface; and other requirements in preparation for, but not including, initial operational test and evaluation. The MQ-8B scope includes providing aircraft maintenance support for two government-owned MQ-8B test aircraft.

January 25, 2016
Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems is being awarded a contract modification to exercise options for engines, program related engineering services, integrated logistics and training in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system.

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, is being awarded an $8,171,523 modification P00002 to a previously issued cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0023) to exercise options for engines, program related engineering services, integrated logistics and training in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system. Work will be performed in San Diego (90 percent) and Point Mugu, California (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2016 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,171,523 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems

January 13, 2015

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, is being awarded an $8,021,113 modification to a previously issued cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0023) to exercise an option for software sustainment services in support of MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aircraft systems. Work will be performed in San Diego (90 percent) and Point Mugu, California (10 percent), and it is expected to be completed in December. Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,021,113 are being obligated at the time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting

December 28, 2015

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $10,423,637 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for sustainment and logistics services in support of MQ-8 Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Services to be provided include systems and software engineering, training and integrated logistical support. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (90 percent) and Point Mugu, California (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,033,693 a

February 25, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, is being awarded a $25,848,612 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for engineering sustainment and integrated logistics services in support of MQ-8 operational, vendor, maintenance-related and laboratory support software. Services to be provided include analysis of engineering change proposals, development of plans of action and milestones, laboratory facility studies and analysis, software technology insertion, configuration management and quality assurance, development, review and update of specifications and technical documentation. Work will be performed in San Diego and is expected to be completed in December 2015.

June 30, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems Sector, San Diego, California, is being awarded an $8,465,734 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0126) for the extension of engineering and software sustainment services in support of the Vertical Take-off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Fire Scout MQ-8B. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

January 24, 2013

L-3 Corp. Systems West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is being awarded a $17, 611,443 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-13-D-0001) for supplies and services associated with Surface Terminal Equipment for Hawklink Tactical Common Data Link (TCDL) and the Littoral Combat Ship configurations, and the Vortex Mini-TCDL Shipset components. These supplies and services are in support of the Vertical Take-off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Fire Scout MQ-8B/8C. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

January 24, 2013

L-3 Corp. Systems West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is being awarded a $17, 611,443 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-13-D-0001) for supplies and services associated with Surface Terminal Equipment for Hawklink Tactical Common Data Link (TCDL) and the Littoral Combat Ship configurations, and the Vortex Mini-TCDL Shipset components. These supplies and services are in support of the Vertical Take-off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Fire Scout MQ-8B/8C. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $33,270,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the development, production, integration, and testing of nine radar systems on the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Air Vehicle. The company also received a $19,166,627 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for logistics services in support of the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

November 30, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $15,010,161 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for operations and maintenance services in support of the MQ-8B Fire Scout. Work will be performed in Afghanistan, and Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed in November 2013. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

May 10, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems Sector, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $25,709,758 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to purchase three Fire Scout vertical takeoff and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicles Lot 5 low rate initial production and one ground control station. The Naval Air Systems Command is the contracting activity.

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.

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.