Northrop Awarded Fire Scout Support Funds
Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $10,423,637 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for sustainment and logistics services in support of MQ-8 Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Services to be provided include systems and software engineering, training and integrated logistical support. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (90 percent) and Point Mugu, California (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,033,693 are being obligated at time of award; $2,927,385 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-16-C-0023).