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Northrop to Integrate Radar Systems onto Fire Scout

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.

Northrop to Support Fire Scout in Afghanistan

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. 

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 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.

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