Thursday, August 14, 2014
US Air Force Awards Northrop Grumman $300 Million Contract
|Northrop Grumman Offices. Photo: Northrop Grumman|
[Avionics Today 08-14-2014] United States Air Force Weather (AFW) awarded Northrop Grumman an Indefinite Deliver, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $300 million. The contract promises AFW continued help with a full range of terrestrial and space environmental information, products and services to military forces worldwide.
Under the Systems Engineering, Management and Sustainment (SEMS) III contract, Northrop Grumman will continue to facilitate systems engineering, systems management and sustainment services. In addition, the company will support scientific projects, the transition of new capability to operations, logistics analysis and management, and testing and fielding support.
The Air Force and other military forces use AFW environmental information and forecasts for mission planning, combat operations and airfield and flight operations. Northrop Grumman has been the prime contractor for SEMS since 2002.