Northrop wins Fire Scout support deal
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $33.27 million cost-plus-incentivefee contract for the development, production, integration, and testing of nine radar systems on the MQ-8B Fire Scout vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned air vehicle.
Contract funds in the amount of $15,844,756 are being obligated at time of award, $11,344,756 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Work will be performed in San Diego (70 per cent) and Patuxent River, Marylan (30 per cent), and is expected to be completed in June 2014. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, is the contracting activity.