The Navy is Upgrading Electronic Support Measures for the E-2D Aircraft

June 25, 2018

Lockheed Martin Rotary Mission Systems, Owego, New York, is awarded a $64,696,365 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development, and integration of the Advanced Digital Receiver/Processor (ADRP) and Active Front End (AFE) upgrades to the existing E-2D AN/ALQ-217 Electronic Support Measures (ESM) Receiver/Processor and AFE Weapons Replaceable Assemblies in support of the E-2D aircraft. The contract includes the delivery of 16 ESM ADRP upgrade hardware kits. Work will be performed Owego, New York (98.7 percent); and Clearwater, Florida (1.3 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2022. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $20,422,911 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1066).

As part of a separate award, Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, will provide for production non-recurring engineering and support for the E-2D Identification, Friend or Foe Interrogator, including obsolescence management, diminishing manufacture sources, and material shortages. The award of $10,614,971 comes under a modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract. Work will be performed in Greenlawn, New York (77 percent); and Melbourne, Florida (23 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2021. Fiscal year 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,614,971 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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