Northrop Grumman, Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded an $8,516,473 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development. Contractor will support the Advanced Staring Infrared Search and Track Technologies program intended to identify, mature, and demonstrate technology solutions supporting the development of a future airborne long-range offensive infrared search and track capability based on staring (non-scanned) system configuration. Work will be performed at Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 25, 2019. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with nine offers received.
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The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $135 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for the engineering, manufacturing, and development of the F/A-18E/F Infrared Search and Track System, a long-wave infrared detection system that targets airborne vehicles in a radar-denied environment. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.