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Contractor: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Electronic Systems
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Electronic Systems, Linthicum, Maryland, has been awarded a $12,327,604 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a research project under the Supply Chain Hardware Integrity for Electronics Defense (SHIELD) program. The SHIELD program aims to develop an advanced supply chain hardware authentication system and a capability that can detect counterfeit electronic components anywhere in the supply chain. Fiscal 2014 research and development funds in the amount of $1,438,053 and fiscal 2015 research and development funds in the amount of $2,551,023 are being obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed in Linthicum, Maryland (72 percent); Albuquerque, New Mexico (10 percent); Santa Clara, California (8 percent); Reston, Virginia (5 percent); Lubbock, Texas (3 percent); and Atlanta, Georgia (2 percent) with an estimated completion date of July 2016. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR0011-15-C-0003).
Total Contract Value: $12,327,604