Northrop Grumman awarded mission planning software contract

  • 19-Jul-2010 02:56 EDT

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a contract to provide mission planning software systems and tools so that warfighters can quickly and effectively plan missions and transfer required data to aircraft avionics. Northrop Grumman is one of five companies that received an award under the Mission Planning Enterprise Contract II from the Electronic Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, MA. The companies will compete for delivery orders with a potential value of $919 million collectively over a five-year base period and five-year optional terms, making the potential period of performance 10 years.

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