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Contractor: Northrop Grumman, Electronic Systems
Department: Air Force
Northrop Grumman, Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded an $8,516,473 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development. Contractor will support the Advanced Staring Infrared Search and Track Technologies program intended to identify, mature, and demonstrate technology solutions supporting the development of a future airborne long-range offensive infrared search and track capability based on staring (non-scanned) system configuration. Work will be performed at Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 25, 2019. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with nine offers received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,300,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-15-C-1852).
Total Contract Value: $8,516,473