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Contractor: Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation, Network Communications Division
Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp., Network Communications Division, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $16,059,687 cost-plus-award-fee, firm-fixed-price and cost-only contract, for the design, development and delivery of seven development models for Spiral 3.1 dismounted and seven development models for Spiral 3.2 Mounted Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) systems, including engineering support services, training, maintenance and repair. Dismounted and Mounted CREW systems are two elements of the DoDís Joint Counter RCIED Electronic Warfare program. Spiral 3.1 CREW systems are dismounted electronic jammers designed to prevent the initiation of Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (RC-IED). Similarly, Spiral 3.2 CREW systems are mounted electronic jammers designed to prevent the initiation of RC-IEDs. This contract is for the rapid development and demonstration of CREW technology and systems to meet the evolving threat-based timeline and for greater flexibility in meeting the CREW mission. This development will address the worldwide threat as well as the Central Command Area of responsibility, and the urgent needs identified for emerging threats. This contract will also advance CREW technology and bridge the capability gap between current systems and future systems. The Navy manages the joint CREW program for Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint IED Defeat Organization. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by June 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $16,059,687, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured and advertised via the Internet, with 16 offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-08-C-6309).
Total Contract Value: $16,059,687