Northrop Grumman Developing Machine Learning Capabilities for the Navy
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, New York, is awarded a $7,255,294 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development of machine learning algorithms (MLAs) for the Reactive Electronic Attack Measures (REAM) program. The REAM program is a future naval capabilities enabling capability with the objective of transitioning MLAs to the EA-18G airborne electronic attack suite to achieve capabilities against agile, adaptive, and unknown hostile radars or radar modes. Work will be performed in Bethpage, New York, and is expected to be completed in December 2019. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $461,000 are obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via a broad agency announcement; one offer was received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (N68335-18-C-0291).