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Contractor: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems Sector
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $20,533,548 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-05-C-0040) to exercise an option for the fiscal year 2008 procurement of 60 BQM-74E aerial targets and associated technical data for the Navy (58) and the governments of Japan (1) and Switzerland (1). The BQM-74E is a subsonic, subscale, jet-powered aerial target capable of being air launched or surface launched (land or shipboard). The BQM-74E supports fleet training requirements for gunnery, surface-to-air and air-to-air missile exercises from fixed sites and during open ocean and deployed remote site operations, both air and land. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($19,849,858; 96.7 percent) and the government of Japan $341,845 (1.65 percent); and Switzerland ($341,845; 1.65 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (36 percent); Walled Lake, Mich. (24 percent); Los Angeles, Calif. (14 percent); Elmira, N.Y. (11 percent); Palmdale, Calif. (10 percent); and Mandaree, N.D. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $2,734,756 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $20,533,548