Northrop Grumman receives automatic identification technology contract

  • 13-Aug-2009 09:12 EDT

Northrop Grumman Corp. is one of five companies selected by the U.S. Army to provide automatic identification technology (AIT) hardware, software, and engineering services for increased functionality, visibility, and control across the U.S. Department of Defense and federal agency logistics systems. Work on the contract, with a maximum value of $418.5 million, will be conducted at Northrop Grumman's AIT Center in Williamsburg, VA, over a three-year base period with one two-year and one four-year option period. Northrop Grumman's Information Systems sector will supply mobile computers with software, scanners, barcode printers, wireless technology, item unique identification with part marking, and armory management kits, as well as the technical engineering services to implement this technology. Technical engineering services will include design, development, integration, deployment, training, and data management.

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