• Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract modification to produce one Fire Scout unmanned air system.
     Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract modification to produce one Fire Scout unmanned air system.

Northrop to Produce MQ-8C Fire Scout

October 31, 2016

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being issued a $10,362,211 modification (P00001) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract (N00019-16-C-0055) for production of one MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air system. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (33 percent); Ozark, Alabama (27 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (18 percent); Moss Point, Mississippi (16 percent); and various locations within the U.S. (6 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2019. Fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,362,211 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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