Northrop Supports BACN in Kandahar

June 22, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $106,364,282 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for modification to extend the deployment and operation of three Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payloads installed in Global Express BD-700 and three Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles. The company was also awarded a $50,575,532 firm-fixed-price contract modification for eight months of E-11A platform maintenance support for aircraft 9355, 9358, and 9001. The location of the performance is Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan. Air Force Materiel Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.