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Northrop Wins $39M to Fix Triton UAV’s Radar Problems

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: US Department of Defense; issued June 15, 2015)

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $39,050,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-08-C-0023) for the correction of deficiencies to the current air-to-air radar subsystem design and to demonstrate that radar technology, performance, and manufacturing risks have been effectively mitigated for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system.

Work will be performed in Rancho Bernardo, California, and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,000,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.