• Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems is being awarded a contract modification to exercise options for engines, program related engineering services, integrated logistics and training in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system.
     Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems is being awarded a contract modification to exercise options for engines, program related engineering services, integrated logistics and training in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system.

U.S. Navy Modifies Fire Scout Contract

January 25, 2016

Northrop Grumman Corp., Aerospace Systems, San Diego, is being awarded an $8,171,523 modification P00002 to a previously issued cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0023) to exercise options for engines, program related engineering services, integrated logistics and training in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system. Work will be performed in San Diego (90 percent) and Point Mugu, California (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2016 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,171,523 are being obligated at time of award, all 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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