Monday, September 29, 2008
Northrop Grumman Awarded EA-6B Contract
The U.S. Navy ordered a fourth lot of Northrop Grumman’s Improved Capability (ICAP) III airborne electronic attack systems for its fleet of EA-6B Prowlers under a 31-month contract potentially valued at more than $125 million. This order is for nine complete systems, plus associated parts and spares. The first kit will be delivered in 2010. Northrop Grumman, the EA-6B Prowler ICAP III prime contractor, will perform services in Bethpage, N.Y. The company also manufactures the ICAP III ALQ-218 receiver subsystem.