Northrop to Equip E-11A with Battlefield Communications Node

July 11, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Defense Systems Division, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a more than $20 million, four-month contract extension for the operation and support of aircraft E-11A, serial number 1-900, modified to carry the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payload. This contract also provides for the operations and maintenance of the BACN payload and for the maintenance of the modified aircraft. Electronic Systems Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.