NEWS: Northrop Grumman Gets $304M US Navy Triton Contract

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., has won a modification contract from the U.S. Navy to procure three low-rate initial production Lot 2 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft.

Details of the Deal

The contract is valued at $303.9 million and has been awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, MD.

Per the modification, Northrop Grumman will provide for one main operation control station, one forward operation control station, trade studies, and tooling.

Work is scheduled to be complete by Apr 2021. Majority of the work will be performed in San Diego, CA; while the rest will be executed in various locations within the continental U.S. and Canada. The contract will use fiscal 2016 and 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds.

The Pentagon awarded the company a contract worth $1.16 billion for the MQ-4C BAMS program in Apr 2008 and the first MQ-4C was unveiled in Jun 2012.

Source: DoD


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