Northrop Grumman to Update Hawkeye Radar Processor
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Military Aircraft Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $65,000,000 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive (firm target) contract (N00019-13-C-9999) for non-recurring engineering and incorporation of a value engineering change proposal which updates the advanced radar processor in support of 11 E-2D advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Work will be performed in Syracuse, New York (52 percent); Melbourne, Florida (22 percent); Chelmsford, Massachusetts (19 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (3 percent); Saratoga Springs, New York (3 percent); and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2018. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) in the amount of $65,000,000 are being obligated on this award, $30,000,000 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.