Northrop Grumman Receives MQ-8 Support Contract
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, is being awarded a $25,848,612 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for engineering sustainment and integrated logistics services in support of MQ-8 operational, vendor, maintenance-related and laboratory support software. Services to be provided include analysis of engineering change proposals, development of plans of action and milestones, laboratory facility studies and analysis, software technology insertion, configuration management and quality assurance, development, review and update of specifications and technical documentation. Work will be performed in San Diego and is expected to be completed in December 2015. Fiscal 2013 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds; fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) and research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $25,848,612 are being obligated at time of award, $18,996,518 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR.6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0034).