Northrop Grumman Will Help Develop Ballistic Missile Defense Capabilities
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a non-competitive, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (HQ0147-18-D-0005) with a maximum ceiling value of $475,000,000. The company will support the development, integration, testing and fielding of complex advanced discrimination techniques, operation and sustainment of complex modeling and simulation techniques and tools used to model Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS) capabilities. The efforts include development of advanced discrimination algorithms and involves highly complex software development and test requirements. The company will conduct specialized development, operations, maintenance, testing and integration for various systems and Missile Defense Agency directorates supporting the BMDS mission. Task Order 1 of the contract, $9,861,853, is for program management. Task Order 2 is for BMDS development in the amount of $143,001,630. Both amounts will be issued at time of award. The work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Boulder, Colorado; and Azusa, California. The ordering period is from March 2, 2018, through March 2, 2023. One offer was solicited and one offer was received. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $100,000 will be issued at time of award Task Order 1; and $3,337,000 for Task Order 2. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.