Northrop Grumman

July 2, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., McLean, Virginia, been awarded a $23,608,513 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of the precise reference sensing for collaborative electronic warfare program.  The purpose of the will be to perform on-site positioning, navigation and timing technology development; prototyping; integration; and modeling, simulation, wargaming and analysis. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by June 29, 2023. The award is the result of a competitive acquisition.

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

June 25, 2018
 

The Air Force has awarded a not-to-exceed $47,000,000 undefinitized contract to Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, California, for Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Polar Space Vehicles 1 and 2.  The satellites will be part of the Air Force's new missile warning system that will replace the existing space-based infrared system.

June 22, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is awarded a $15,301,379 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-6318) to exercise options for fabrication, integration, testing, system production and delivery of peculiar support equipment for the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) program. ALMDS detects, classifies and localizes near-surface, moored sea mines.

June 10, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Technology Services, Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded an $8,611,541 undefinitized contract action modification (P00036) to a previously awarded contract (FA8540-12-C-0002) for software sustainment services for the AN/ALQ-131A Electronic Attack (EA) Pod Upgrade program (PUP). This modification provides for block cycle upgrades to the EA PUP pod being produced under the basic contract. Work will be performed at Warner Robins, Georgia; and Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and is expected to be completed by May 2020. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds not-to-exceed the amount of $8,611,541 will be awarded on this modification.

June 4, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Chantilly, Virginia, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $866,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple contract line item contract for the sustainment and modification of radar sensors, providing depot-level sustainment services and modification projects for the Ballistic Missile Early Warning systems and PAVE Phased Array Warning system radars, and the Parameter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization system. Work will be performed in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and other locations, and is expected to be complete by May 31, 2023. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition, and three offers were received. No funds are being obligated at the time of award.

May 30, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Azusa, California has been awarded a $7,138,693 firm-fixed-price and cost-reimbursement contract modification to a previously awarded contract for Defense Meteorological Satellite Program sensor sustainment. This contract modification provides for the exercise of an option for sensor sustainment of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program on-orbit constellation being provided under the basic contract. Work will be performed in Azusa, California; Baltimore, Maryland; Boulder, Colorado; and Dallas, Texas, and is expected to be completed by May 31, 2019. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance funds are being obligated at the time of award.

May 30, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Charlottesville, Virginia, was awarded a $10,907,802 firm-fixed-price delivery order to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00024-15-D-5208) to exercise a one-year option for production and associated provisioned items of the Navy’s WSN-7 navigation system. The AN/WSN-7(V) RLGN system is a self-contained inertial navigator designed for Navy surface ships. The AN/WSN-7B(V) RLG is a self-contained gyrocompass system utilizing ring laser gyroscope technology.

April 25, 2018
 

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.

April 11, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a $209,703,172 modification (P00417) to previously awarded contract FA8625-12-C-6598 for Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures (LAIRCM) equipment and support. This modification provides for LAIRCM equipment and support in the calendar year 2018 base hardware buy, and brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $1,575,087,096. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and is expected to be complete by April 30, 2020. This contract involves foreign military sales LAIRCM acquisitions to South Korea (3 percent).

March 29, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $34,379,834 modification (P00024) to to contract W31P4Q-15-C-0065 for maintenance and training on the Counter-Rocket Artillery Mortar, Counter-Unmanned Aerial System, command and control system. Work will be performed in Herndon, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2019. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance Army funds in the amount of $34,379,834 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity. 

March 27, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $9,736,689 cost and cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) Increment One Block One Systems full rate production in support of the Expeditionary Warfare Program Office. CREW systems provide combat troops protection against radio-controlled improvised explosive devices and are designed to provide protection for foot soldiers, vehicles, and permanent structures. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (97 percent); and Sierra Vista, Arizona (3 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2022. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and e

March 6, 2018
 

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.

February 23, 2018
 

The Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, two contracts in support of the Advanced Hawkeye program.

February 8, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation's Aerospace Systems of Redondo Beach, California, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $428,806,926 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for two functionally equivalent Extremely High Frequency eXtended Data Rate (EHF XDR) payloads for the recapitalization of the Enhanced Polar System (EPS). This contracts procures the EPS-R EHF XDR payloads to prevent a Military Satellite Communications mission gap in the Ppolar region. Work will be performed in Redondo Beach and is expected to be complete by December 2022. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

January 29, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Technical Services Inc., Sierra Vista, Arizona, was awarded a $12,500,000 modification (P00006) to contract W58RGZ-14-D-0111 for engineering services to the Hunter unmanned aircraft systems. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of January 17, 2019. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

January 11, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation of Charlottesville, Virginia, is being awarded a $30,001,484 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, performance based, cost-plus-fixed-fee, services contract with provisions for firm-fixed-price task orders (N6523618D8001) by the Navy. The contract is for field and marine repair services; software updates and support; engineering support for the AN/WSN-7 Inertial Navigation System, the AN/WSN-7A Ring Laser Gyro Navigation Systems, and the AN/WSN-7B Ring Laser Gyrocompass; and the repair of ancillary commercial equipment for the Navy.

January 1, 2018
By Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, USA (Ret.), and Chris Valentino
The U.S. Army Cyber Command’s 41 Cyber Mission Force teams, including the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade operations center at Fort Meade, Maryland, achieved full operational capability more than a year ahead of schedule. Credit: Steve Stover

The U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force must keep pace with a threat landscape that is evolving at an unprecedented tempo. Cyberthreats are constantly growing in volume, velocity and sophistication, and the force needs a warfighting platform that will allow it to get ahead of attackers. That platform should enable continuous improvement through iterative development at the speed and scale of military operations.

August 22, 2017
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Apopka, Florida, has been awarded a $12,439,451 firm-fixed-price, sole-source contract for Army-related laser range finders. The 14-month base contract includes one 14-month option period. Deliveries will begin 360 days after award. Location of performance is Florida, with a June 7, 2019, performance completion date. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2017 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Warren, Michigan (SPRDL1-17-C-0200).

August 23, 2017
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded a $7,134,347 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a research project under the Common Heterogeneous Integration and Intellectual Properties Reuse Strategies (CHIPS) program solicited under broad agency announcement number DARPA-BAA-16-62. The CHIPS program seeks to develop the design tools and integration standards required to demonstrate modular integrated circuit designs that leverage the best of Department of Defense and commercial designs and technology. Work will be performed in Linthicum Heights with an expected completion date of September 2021.

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