Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $16 million contract from the U.S. Navy for production of five additional AN/UPX-24(V) interrogator sets for the U.S. Navy and the Australian Navy. The AN/UPX-24(V) is a shipboard identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) processor system that is used to identify aircraft or ships equipped with an IFF transponder.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $9.4 million follow-on contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for business process management consulting and information technology services that provide critical certification and clearance status information for 700,000 pilots and air traffic controllers.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force for $276 million for operations and maintenance support of the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft. Northrop Grumman will provide such services as ongoing engineering, data and configuration management, global supply chain management, technical data and field services, and maintenance.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract to maintain and support the information technology infrastructure for the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) 200 offices and more than 12,500 employees across the United States. The contract has an estimated value of $56 million, based upon a full performance of all anticipated task orders for the one base year and six one-year extensions.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a delivery order to provide software engineering support to the Headquarters, U.S. Army, Europe and Seventh Army for mission critical defense systems, including command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) systems serving U.S. Army, Joint, Coalition and North Atlantic Treaty Organization operations. The delivery order has a potential value of $71.2 million over three years.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $374 million cost-type contract award for construction preparation of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier CVN 79. The carrier, which has yet to be been named, is the second ship of the Gerald R. Ford class. The company's shipbuilding sector will perform the work, which includes design efforts, planning and the procurement of long lead-time material such as propulsion machinery.
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Maine business unit has been selected to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for six fast patrol craft being built by Austal Shipyards in Australia for the government of Trinidad and Tobago. The IBS will be based on Sperry Marine's new generation VisionMaster FT technology. The scope of supply includes radars, electronic chart display and information system, high-speed autopilot, heading and speed sensors, echosounder, differential global positioning system (DGPS) receiver and voyage data recorder.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has won a contract for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) National Cyber Range (NCR), which will provide an environment to test and analyze new concepts and technologies to protect against modern cyberthreats.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract to deliver Next Generation Missile Warning Systems (NexGen MWS) as the latest upgrade to their Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) system, which protects aircrews and high-value aircraft from shoulder-fired heat-seeking missiles.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract potentially valued at $68 million to design, integrate, install and test the U.S. Coast Guard's Nationwide Automatic Identification System (Nationwide AIS) core data exchange capability. This new capability will serve as the foundation for Nationwide AIS, which will enhance maritime security, marine and navigational safety, search and rescue efforts, and environmental protection.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has received separate contracts, which have a combined value of approximately $13.3 million, to outfit U.S. Marine Corps CH-53D and CH-46E helicopters with the company's battle-proven Directional Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) system.
The U.S. Army Product Manager for Joint-Automatic Identification Technology, a part of the Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, has awarded the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)-III contract to Savi, a Lockheed Martin company; Northrop Grumman Information Technology; Unisys; and Systems & Processes Engineering Corporation (SPEC).
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a $5.1 million Foreign Military Sales contract to upgrade weather and navigation radar systems on Iraqi Air Force C-130 cargo aircraft.
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a $15 million delivery order for the fifth year of a five-year contract to provide technical, logistics and material support for navigation systems installed on U.S. Navy ships and submarines. Under the contract, Sperry Marine will supply material management, configuration management and program management services for the AN/WSN-7 inertial navigation systems and the AN/BPS-15 and AN/BPS-16 submarine radar systems.
The Boeing Company has received a $3.7 million contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to evaluate enhancements to communications security and replacements for data-storage media for the U.S. Air Force's Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. Boeing will continue to develop hardware and software for a proof-of-concept demonstration and to draft the program's requirements documentation.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a risk reduction study contract by the U.S. Air Force for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) Radar Modernization program. The $5.8 million study will look at risk reduction efforts involved in adapting the wide-area surveillance version of the MP-RTIP sensor, originally planned for the E-10A aircraft, for Joint STARS.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a task order by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide an infrastructure system and commercial off-the-shelf solution for bed space, transportation and detainee location tracking that will significantly increase safety and security, reduce processing time, minimize network and cellular traffic and provide a common interface for DHS agents. The contract has a potential value of $44.35 million if all options are exercised.