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Northrop Grumman Awarded $529 Million Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures Funds

September 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., has been awarded a $6,637,223 modification (P00041) on contract (FA8625-12-C-6598) for large aircraft infra-red countermeasures (LAIRCM). The contract modification incorporates interim contract support of the U.S. LAIRCM line replacement units. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $529,124,094. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WLYK - LAIRCM, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed to Provide Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures Sensors

April 5, 2013
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $7,340,724 contract modification for incorporation of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) NexGen Sensors onto HC/MC-130J aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

Northrop Awarded $463 Million to Sustain Aircraft Infrared System

July 30, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Warner Robins Regional Support Center, Warner Robins, Georgia, is being awarded a $463 million requirements contract for sustainment of the AN/AAQ-24(V) Large Aircraft Infrared (LAIRCM) system. Work includes depot-level repair of 20 components of the AN/AAQ-24(V) LAIRCM system. Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Awarded $334 Million Infrared Countermeasures Contract

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.

Lockheed Martin to Provide C-5 Infrared Countermeasure System

January 23, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, is being awarded a $7,967,982 firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of C-5 Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure System (LAIRCM) Group A hardware and assembly of the Group B (government-furnished parts) parts with the Group A hardware into nine C-5 LAIRCM kits; and initial spare parts. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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