Northrop Grumman Awarded $89M Contract for AH-1Z and UH-1Y Development

Northrop Grumman Awarded $89M Contract for AH-1Z and UH-1Y Development 6 Sep, 18, Source: US DoD

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Woodland Hills, California, is awarded $89,046,682 for modification P00014 to increase the ceiling of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N68936-15-D-0013) for the research and development of AH-1Z and UH-1Y System Configuration Sets (SCSs) mission computers in support of the U. S. Marine Corps.  SCS activities include designing, developing, and implementing upgrades to existing mission computer software and ancillary hardware and/or improved functionality and obsolescence management of the mission computer.  Other deliverables include system improvement and demonstration products associated with SCS block upgrades to the Integrated Avionics Systems (IASs) such as proposed prototypes, pre-production products, and support equipment enhancements, or simulations and models of weapon systems.  Other activities include on-site engineering and studies and analysis that will require Northrop-Grumman to investigate future IAS improvements required by the government, analysis of alternatives, and delivery of documentation that may result in SCS implementation, system improvement, or demonstration products.  Work will be performed in Woodland Hills, California (98 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (1 percent); and Baltimore, Maryland (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2020.  No funds will be obligated at time of award.  Funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity.

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