Navy RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle conducts tests over Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is awarded a $53,773,633 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide continuing operator, maintenance, logistics and sustainment engineering support, to include training, supply chain and spares management for peculiar items, peculiar support equipment, and technical publications in support of the RQ-4A Global Hawk Broad Area Maritime Surveillance – Demonstrator (BAMS-D) aircraft being mission-capable for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions for the Navy.

Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (45%); undisclosed location outside the continental U.S. (33%); San Diego, California (8%); Indianapolis, Indiana (7%); El Segundo, California (4%); Sterling, Virginia (2%); and Salt Lake City, Utah (1%), and is expected to be completed in April 2022.

Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $53,773,633 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1).

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N0001921C0054).

Source: DOD

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