Northrop Grumman

June 3, 2009
By Katie Packard

The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, Philadelphia Office has awarded two contracts, both with multiple awards, to support U.S. Joint Forces Command's (USJFCOM) joint experimentation and concept development efforts.

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems and General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems received the two core/business sustainment contracts, valued at approximately $24.5 million, with a total value of each effort over five years of approximately $130 million.

May 20, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a contract by NASA Langley Research Center to build a sensor that measures the time and space distributions of incoming energy from the sun and outgoing thermal and reflected energy from Earth (known as Earth's radiation budget).

May 20, 2009
By Katie Packard

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation Phase 1 of the $37 million Terahertz Electronics contract, U.S. Defense Department. Work on the contract will support military and space satellites with the development of active receivers and transmitters operating at 670 gigahertz that ensure reliable, high-resolution images and other applications.

May 4, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Air Force is awarding a contract to Northrop Grumman Information Technology for $12.7 million. This contract action will provide space control architecture development in support of offensive and defensive counterspace, space situational awareness and command and control mission areas.

April 29, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Air Force is awarding a contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation for a maximum of $50 million. This action will provide for the Small Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Research and Evaluation program.

April 24, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation Integrated Systems Western Region is being awarded an $8.7 million modification to a previously awarded contract to provide additional operations and maintenance support for the Global Hawk Maritime Demonstration (GHMD), including operation and sustainment, logistics support and sustaining engineering throughout the demonstration.

April 17, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Air Force is modifying a cost-plus-award-fee contract with Northrop Grumman Mission Systems for $33 million. This action will provide sustainment support for the Minuteman weapon systems.

April 6, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Space and Mission System has received a $6.5 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development of critical devices and integration technologies necessary to realize compact, high-performance electronic circuits that operate at a center frequency of 1.03THz.

March 30, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $26 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee orders for technical and professional services to ensure the continued development of analytic tool and methodologies used to objectively access the path for migrating U.S. Army intelligence, electronic warfare, target acquisition systems and force structure toward national intelligence frameworks set forth in the Department of the Army G-2 and national intelligence strategic plans.

March 25, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $48 million contract for initial fielding and continued development of the Joint Warning and Reporting Network (JWARN). JWARN will provide the military services near real-time analysis and response capability to minimize the effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) attacks. The system will enable commanders to understand the tactical and strategic implications of a CBRN attack or hazard and provide information and communications to minimize the contamination threat.

March 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by Korean military systems and vehicle manufacturer Doosan DST Company Limited to deliver inertial navigation units for the Republic of Korea's new K21 infantry fighting vehicle. The LLN-G1 units will be built by the company's German navigation systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman LITEF.

March 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a contract to developmentally test and operationally test the U.S. Army's Multirole Tactical Common Data Link. The Defense Microelectronics Activity awarded the 30-month, $69 million contract to support the Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center.

March 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Europe-based air traffic control systems subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by the Brazilian Airspace Control System Implementation Commission to supply and install complete UHF/VHF T6 extended range communication stations at multiple sites across Southern Brazil. The contract is valued at $19 million.

March 13, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Europe-based air traffic management system subsidiary, Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by prime contractor Aeronav Group to supply an extended-range very high frequency communications system to the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority. The system will deliver ground-to-air voice communications throughout the country's airspace, including the surrounding oceanic area.

March 9, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Air Force is awarding an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to Northrop Grumman for a maximum of $30 million. This contract will fund the Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engines (VAATE) Program, a joint U.S. Defense Department/NASA/U.S. Department of Energy/industry effort.

March 4, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation is developing a robust, radiation-hardened, wireless spacecraft bus under a $4.1 million first-phase contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). A spacecraft data bus serves as the electrical interface between the spacecraft's equipment and payloads. Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will develop a wireless data bus interface that enhances AFRL's innovative electronics architecture for spacecraft called Space Plug-n-Play Avionics, or SPA.

March 4, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation Electronic Systems is being awarded a contract modification valued at $40.5 million. This contract modification is to establish an estimated cost ceiling for the Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) System Development and Demonstration to reflect the anticipated cost overrun associated with the contractor's estimate to complete for an additional $36 million.

February 25, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation's MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) program has received a U.S. Navy modification award to a previous firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of three VTUAV systems. This award, for an amount not to exceed $40 million, is the last of three planned low-rate initial production (LRIP) buys.

February 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $36.9 million cost-plus-award-fee contract from the U.S. Army to enhance the capabilities of the Biometric Intelligence Resource system, which uses biometric data such as fingerprints, facial recognition or iris scans to identify and track individuals of interest in the Global War on Terrorism.

February 18, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the U.S. Army to provide simulation and training products to U.S. and coalition forces. The Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Omnibus Contract II is a multiple-award contract with a ceiling value of $17.5 billion over 10 years.

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