Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Northrop Grumman Scores Navy Work
Northrop Grumman is being awarded a $98.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy for Expeditionary Litening Pods (LPOD) precision targeting and sensor system, upgrades to existing pods, and integration of LPODs. The contract calls for the integration of the pods into AV-8B Harriers (domestic and allied), F/A-18 Hornets, EA-6B Prowlers, C-130 Hercules and Air Force platforms, including related parts and services. In addition, this contract provides for associated engineering and technical support and technical data. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Ill., and is expected to be completed in June 2011.