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Northrop Wins $64M for Triton UAV Long-Lead Items

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued Feb 26, 2015)

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $63,700,156 advance acquisition contract for the procurement of long-lead components, material, parts and associated efforts required to maintain the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System planned production schedule.

Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah (28 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (23 percent); Red Oak, Texas (12 percent); Bridgeport, West Virginia (11 percent); Palmdale, California (10 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (7 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (2+ percent); Montreal Quebec, Canada (2 percent); Vandalia, Ohio (1+ percent); and various locations both in and out of the continental United States (3+ percent), and work is expected to be completed in February 2016.

Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $63,700,156 will be obligated at time of award, none 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-0002).