Northrop Grumman

April 26, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Melville, New York, is being awarded an $8,840,092 contract modification for the delivery of AN/SPQ-9B cooperative engagement capability interface kits and antenna group upgrade kits for use on U.S. Navy ships. The AN/SPQ-9B radar system provides the capability to detect and track low-flying, high-speed, small radar cross section anti-ship missile targets in heavy clutter environments. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.

April 26, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $52.8 million, 27-month engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract to upgrade its electronic attack (EA) pods. The program has a potential value of $480 million including EMD, a low-rate initial production phase (LRIP) and five production options. Northrop Grumman's solution, an upgraded ALQ-131 EA pod, is fully capable of operating in support of A-10, C-130, F-15 and F-16 aircraft and aircrews.

April 10, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $27,058,492 contract modification for the procurement of the AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) low-rate initial production. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Florida, is the contracting activity.

April 2, 2012
By George Seffers

The Virginia Contracting Activity awarded a contract for support systems training services at the Regional Joint Intelligence Training Facility, Royal Air Force, Molesworth, United Kingdom. The base year obligated amount is $6,189,259 and the base plus four option years total ceiling amount is $52,705,368. The winning contractor is Northrup Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corporation, Herndon, Virginia. The end of the potential five-year period of performance is March 29, 2017.

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.

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.

March 16, 2012
By George Seffers

The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, Virginia, for the Air and Space Operations Center (AOC) Weapon System (WS) modernization program with an initial award of $120 million. The contract has a potential value of $504 million over eight years, if all options are exercised. AOC WS is the command and control center for planning, executing and assessing joint air operations during a contingency or conflict. Under the contract from the Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, the team led by Northrop Grumman will modernize the AOC to enable greater battle space awareness and more effective, dynamic planning and execution.

March 19, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Technical Services Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $100,545,899 firm-fixed-price contract for the support services for the Mission Command Training Center, Fort Hood, Texas, and its supported installations. The U.S. Army Mission and Installation Command, Fort Hood, Texas, is the contracting activity.

March 16, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is being awarded an $87.8 million dollar firm fixed price contract a Foreign Military Sales  program which will provide an AN/APG- 68 (V) 9 radar systems for the Royal Thai Air Force (6), the Republic of Iraq (22) and the Royal Air Force of Oman (15) for a total of 43 radar systems. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting authority.

March 14, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corporation Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $10,999,921, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for providing technical and engineering support to operate and maintain National Air and Space Intelligence Center databases, tools, dynamic web-based products, and related systems and capabilities. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity.

March 9, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Aerospace Systems, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $24,484,465 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Multi Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program radar system development and demonstration alignment with the Global Hawk Block 40 program schedule. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

March 8, 2012
By George Seffers

The NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency announced today the award of the agency's largest cyber defense contract to date. The approximate 58 million Euro NATO Computer Incident Response Capability, Full Operational Capability contract was awarded to a Finmeccanica, Rome, Italy, and Northrop Grumman Corporation, Falls Church, Virginia. The contractor team will provide security on NATO's networks and protect over 22,000 NATO military and civilians employees enhancing NATO's cyber defense infrastructure and its ability to support member states.

March 7, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Information Systems (NGIS), Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $189 million Defense Information Systems Agency task for the Host Based Security System (HBSS) program. HBSS is a flexible, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)-based program that monitors, detects, and counters against known cyber-threats to the Defense Department enterprise in accordance with the Enterprise-wide Information Assurance and Computer Network Defense Solutions Steering Group. DISA serves as the lead organization providing Defense Department program oversight for defense for the HBSS solution. McAfee Incorporated, Santa Clara, California, is a subcontractor.

February 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,607,556 task order under previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise option year one for Computer Network Defense Service Provider (CNDSP). The Marine Corps Network Operations and Security Center (MCNOSC) is an operational and staff organization supporting the global Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN) command and control capabilities for Fleet Marine Forces and garrison forces stationed around the world. The MCNOSC executes full spectrum network defense on the global MCEN to include protection, detection, response, and sustainment functions in alignment with the CNDSP program's governing directives. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quanti

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.

February 21, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded a $333,659,831 firm-fixed-price contract for an undefinitized contract action for the procurement of calendar year 2011 and calendar year 2012 large aircraft infrared countermeasures hardware and associated support. The location of the performances is Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

February 15, 2012
By George Seffers

BAE Systems - Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Nashua, New Hampshire, was awarded a $38,010,103 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, and Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, was awarded a $31,359,202 to provide for the services in support of furthering the technology development phase of the Common Infrared Countermeasure Program. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.

February 13, 2012
By George Seffers

AT and T, Vienna, Virginia; EWA, Herndon, Virginia; Macaulay Brown, Dayton, Ohio; Northrop Grumman, Chantilly, Virginia; SAIC, McLean, Virginia; SRC Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia; Scientific Research Company, Atlanta, Georgia; and URS, Germantown, Maryland, are being awarded a firm-fixed-price multiple award contract for professional, technical, and analytical support in the mission areas of information assurance and information operations (IO). Support services include the core capabilities of IO: electronic warfare, computer network operations, psychological operations, military deception, and operations security. The contract includes support for missions, functions, and tasks related to signal intelligence; strategic, operational

February 10, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, San Diego, California, is being awarded a potential $89,447,206 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple award contract to provide research, development, test, and evaluation of emerging surveillance technologies, sensors and systems with potential for applicability in the areas of air, ground, and shipboard intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance and information operations systems. Stanley Associates Incorporated, Fairfax, Virgina, is being awarded a a potential $77,775,689. General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, could receive as much as $76,559,590.

February 7, 2012
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems, Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a $9,035,520 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Nitride Electronic Next Generation Technology Program. The performer will develop device and integration technologies necessary to realize enhancement and depletion mode nitride transistors that simultaneously provide extremely high-speed and high-voltage operation in a process consistent with large-scale integration in circuits of 1,000 or more transistors. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

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