BACN

May 4, 2017

Northrop Grumman, San Diego, California, has been awarded a $39,947,203 letter contract for Battle Field Airborne Communications Node (BACN) for EQ-4B Global Hawk. Contractor will provide BACN payload modification, integration, and installation onto the EQ-4B. Work will be performed at San Diego, California; and Palmdale, California, and is expected to be complete by May 2, 2018. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $10,759,076 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA8726-17-C-0004).

 

January 19, 2017

Northrop Grumman, San Diego, California, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $140,000,000 modification (P00120) to previously awarded contract FA8726-09-C-0010 for Battle Field Airborne Communication Node (BACN) payload, operations and support. Work will be performed at San Diego, California; and multiple international locations, and is expected to be complete by January 23, 2018. Fiscal 2017 overseas contingency operation; and operation and maintenance funds in the amount of $59,249,143 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

December 12, 2016

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. - Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $55,275,786 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement modification (P00048) to previously awarded contract FA8726-13-C-0001. Contractor will perform comprehensive tasks and provide personnel, facilities, aircraft subsystems and support equipment for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node E-11A platform. Work will be performed at San Diego, California; and international locations, and is expected to be complete by January 23, 2018. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance overseas contingency funds in the amount of $55,275,786 are being obligated at the time of award.

April 29, 2016

Northrop Grumman, San Diego, has been awarded a $61,750,409 modification (P00114) to exercise an option on previously awarded contract FA8726-09-C-0010 for Battlefield Airborne Communication Node (BACN) payload operations and support. Work will be performed in San Diego and overseas locations, and is expected to be complete by January 23, 2017. Fiscal 2016 overseas contingency operation and operation and maintenance funds in the amount of $61,750,409 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity. 

November 20, 2015

Northrop Grumman, San Diego, California, has been awarded a $120,791,630 modification (P00105) to definitizate an undefinitized contract action for previously awarded contract FA8726-09-C-0010. Contractor will extend the services of the Battlefield Airborne Communication Node Payload (BACN). Work will be performed at San Diego, California, and is expected to be complete by June 22, 2016. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

 

January 21, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a firm-fixed-price $50,304,260 modification (P00024) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract (FA8726-13-C-0001) for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node E-11A platform. The contractor will provide comprehensive tasks and provide personnel, facilities, aircraft subsystems and support equipment. Work will be performed at Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan and Wichita, Kansas, and is expected to be complete by January 23, 2016. Fiscal year 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $50,304,260 are being obligated at the time of award.

January 17, 2013

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Herndon, Va., has been awarded a $52,298,661 firm-fixed-price cost-reimbursement modification (P00013) to exercise option contract line items on an existing contract (FA8726-13-C-0001) to continue performance of comprehensive tasks and provide personnel, facilities, aircraft subsystems and support equipment for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node E-11A platform. Work will be performed at Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, as well as Wichita, Kan., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 23, 2015. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity.

May 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Space and Missile Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., was awarded an $89,425,943 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification that extends the operation and logistics support for Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payloads. The contractor shall provide all labor, resources, equipment other direct costs, and travel of contractor personnel for deployment support and operation of the fielded BACN equipped systems. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity. 
 

November 12, 2012
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $48,176,543 firm-fixed-price contract for E-11A platform maintenance for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node Program. The location of the performance is Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $33,074,969 contract modification for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload and supplemental type certificates integration capability on the E-11A S/N 9506 aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. 

August 20, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation of San Diego, California, is being awarded a $7,160,966 contract modification for operational improvements to the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload (BACN). The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

July 25, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, two contract modifications totaling $156 million to continue operating and maintaining the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) system in support of overseas contingency missions. The company was awarded a $106 million contract modification to extend the deployment and operation of BACN payloads installed in three E-11A Bombardier Global Express BD-700 aircraft and three EQ-4B Block 20 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles. The award supports operations through June 2013.

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.

April 2, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Missions Systems, Northrop Grumman Information Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $26,818,683 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, time-and-material contract modification, which exercises options to operate and support the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node System installed in aircraft E-11A, serial number 11-9001, in support of Overseas Contingency. Air Force Materiel Command, Airborne Networks Division, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

February 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $34,226,968 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) contract for a four-month extension for the continued operations support and maintenance of two BACN BD-700/E-11A platforms, and operational support and maintenance of the BACN payloads. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

December 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Defense Mission Systems Incorporated, of San Diego, California, is being awarded a $47,176,105 firm fixed price contract for the purchase and integration of two Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payloads on two Global Hawk Block 20 aircraft. These two Global Hawks, designated AF-11 and AF-13, will be provided to Northrop Grumman as government furnished property, then Northrop Grumman will integrate the BACN payload into these two Global Hawk Block 20 aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Material Command, Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

Orion Air Group, LLC of Newport News, Virginia is being awarded a $50 million firm fixed price contract for the purchase of Global Express aircraft BD-700-1A10 Serial Number 9355 and 9358 and the aircraft engines currently installed on the aircraft. This aircraft has been modified to carry the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payload. The aircraft and engines are provided by Northrop Grumman under sub-lease for operations in support of Overseas Contingency Operations under contract FA8726-09-C-0010. This contract also provides for the operation and maintenance of the BACN payload by Northrop Grumman and for the maintenance of the leased aircraft.

September 22, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Defense Systems Division, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $42,999,820 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for a five-month extension of the operation and support of the aircraft E-11A, serial numbers 11-9355 and 11-9358, modified to carry the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payload. This contract also provides for the operation and maintenance of the BACN payload by Northrop Grumman, and for the maintenance of modified aircraft. It also provides an option to re-paint the two aircraft to Air Force specifications. Electronic Systems Center, Airborne Networks Division, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

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.

June 13, 2011
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman System Corporation, Defense Systems Division, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded about $18 million for the purchase of Global Express aircraft BD-700-1A10, serial number 9001, and the two engines currently installed on the aircraft. This aircraft has been modified to carry the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payload. The aircraft and engines are provided by Northrop Grumman under sub-lease in support of overseas contingency operations under contract. This contract also provides for the operation and maintenance of the BACN payload by Northrop Grumman and for the maintenance of the leased aircraft. Purchase of this aircraft by the government will allow for extension of operations on a more economic basis.

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