Two Firms to Provide Aircraft Radio Frequency Countermeasures
Northrop Grumman Systems, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a $32,859,422 C-type contract for AC/MC-130J radio frequency countermeasures. Contractor will improve AC-130J and MC-130J aircraft system survivability, and the capability to detect, identify, locate, deny, degrade, disrupt and defeat threat systems in operational environments applicable to the AC- and MC-130J missions. Work will be performed at Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and expected to be complete by November 30, 2016. BAE, Nashua, New Hampshire, has been awarded a $22,391,886 contract (FA8540-16-C-0003). Work will be performed at Nashua, New Hampshire, and is expected to be complete by November 30, 2016. These awards are the result of a competitive acquisition with four offers received. Fiscal 2015 research and development funds in the amount of $4,654,401 to each company are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity on behalf of U.S. Special Operations Command (FA8540-16-C-0001).