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Contractor: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Melbourne Fla., was awarded on Nov. 16 a $12,271,471 cost-plus-fixed-fee. The contract is for system design and development of the Airborne Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Minefield Detection System (ASTAMIDS) Block I. The purpose of the ASTAMIDS is to detect, locale and designate combat vehicles, systems and troops, and to detect, characterize, and locate minefields and obstacles, and to provide information to help locate and characterize non-mined areas and safe avenues. ASTAMIDS consists of two subsystems: the airborne payload and the tactical ground segment. Work is to be performed in Melbourne, Fla., with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2010. One bid was solicited with one bid received. CECOM Contracting Center Washington, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (DAAB15-03-C-0013).
Total Contract Value: $12,271,471