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Top 10 Northrop Grumman Government Contracts in 2022

Top 10 Northrop Grumman Government Contracts in 2022

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a defense and aerospace technology company based in Falls Church, Virginia. The company is one of the largest manufacturers of weapons and military technologies for the federal government and selected private customers. See the top ten Northrop Grumman government contracts in 2022.

1. MDA Signs an IDIQ with Northrop Grumman for the Development of the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Weapon System

Northrop Grumman Corporation | Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Weapon System

  • Contracting activity: Missile Defense Agency
  • Contract type: Indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (IDIQ)
  • Value: $3.29 billion
  • Contract date: July 29, 2022

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. secures an IDIQ to develop the Ground-Based Midcourse (GMD) Weapon System (GWS) Program. The contract’s scope includes innovating the GWS software and hardware with new program design, verification, and sustainment support. Work occurs in Huntsville, Alabama, with an ordering period through July 29, 2027.

Missile Defense Agency’s GWS program provides the United States with defense capabilities against intermediate and intercontinental ballistic missile attacks. The new award improves the program’s systems to address evolving threats with better reliability, availability, maintainability, and testability.

2. AFLCMC Finalizes Contracts with Northrop and 5 Other Companies for the Prototype Phase of Next Generation Adaptive Propulsion Program

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems, Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. Subsidiary | Prototype Phase of Next Generation Adaptive Propulsion Program

  • Contracting activity: Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
  • Contract type: Indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (IDIQ)
  • Value: $975 million
  • Contract date: July 29, 2022

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is one of the five companies awarded for the prototype phase execution of the Next Generation Adaptive Propulsion Program. Each contractor is awarded $975 million to design, analyze, test, and integrate adaptive engines for next-generation fighter jets.

As the contracting activity, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center focuses on improving the existing propulsion systems for future air dominance and transforming the existing industrial propulsion base. Work performance commences in Palmdale, California, with an expected completion date of July 11, 2032.

3. AFLCMC Contracts Northrop Grumman to Develop an Innovative Approach for the Multi-Domain Systems Capabilities

Northrop Grumman | Develop an Innovative Approach for the Multi-Domain Systems Capabilities

  • Contracting activity: Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
  • Contract type: Indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (IDIQ)
  • Value: $900 million
  • Contract date: December 9, 2022

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. and 91 other companies to develop an innovative approach for the agency’s multi-domain systems capabilities. Under the awards, the companies are contractors for characterizing new technologies and systems for rapid prototyping, testing, and capability transition.

Performance for the contract occurs at the direct contract level, with expected completion by December 2032. The contractors for the ten-year award are selected through full and open competition among 94 bids.

4. ACC Awards Contract to Supply the Army with Special Ammunition and Weapon Systems

Northrop Grumman | Special Ammunition and Weapon Systems/ Integrated Battle Command System

  • Contracting activity: Army Contracting Command
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price contract
  • Value: $750 million
  • Contract date: January 31, 2022

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. and Global Military Inc. compete for a $750 million contract to supply the United States Army with special ammunition and weapons systems. The Army Contracting Command assigns the work locations and funding in each order until the estimated contract completion on January 30, 2027.

Previously, Northrop Grumman secured a $1.38 billion award in December 2021. The company was awarded for building an integrated battle command system (IBCS) to track enemy missiles and airborne threats. Under the contract, the company was tasked to supply 160 IBCS units to the U.S. Army and foreign military partners.

5. ACC Awards for the Procurement, Manufacturing, and Development of M782 Multi-Option Artillery Fuze

Northrop Grumman Rocket Center | Procurement, Manufacturing, and Development of M782 Multi-Option Artillery Fuze

  • Contracting activity: Army Contracting Command
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price contract
  • Value: $533.86 million
  • Contract date: July 27, 2022

Northrop Grumman Rocket Center wins an award to procure, develop, and manufacture M782 Multi-Option Artillery Fuze (MOFA). Work location and funding are determined per order, with a completion date of July 26, 2027. The company is selected between two bids through internet solicitation.

M782 MOFA is compatible with 105 mm and 155 mm artillery projectile rounds. It operates in one of four modes: proximity, electronic time, point detonating, or delay. The artillery fuze uses modern electronic technologies compatible with M198 155mm medium towed howitzer and an M777 lightweight towed howitzer.

6. SSP Finalizes a Contract with Northrop for the Columbia and Dreadnought Fleet Ballistic Missile Program

Northrop Grumman Marine Systems | Support of the Columbia and Dreadnought Fleet Ballistic Missile Program

  • Contracting activity: Strategic Systems Programs
  • Contract type: Cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract
  • Value: $458.01 million
  • Contract date: June 17, 2022

Northrop Grumman Marine Systems is tasked to perform shipyard field operations, systems engineering, and hardware production, among other services, under the Columbia and Dreadnought Fleet Ballistic Missile Program. Most of the work occurs in California, while the rest commences across the continental U.S. and the U.K.

With the management of the Strategic Systems Programs, the work scope includes the replacement of the legacy Ohio-class fleet with Columbia-class submarines and the British Royal Navy’s Vanguard fleet with Dreadnought vessels. The 5-year contract is expected for completion on November 30, 2027.

7. NAVSEA Exercises the Option to Produce the Block 3 Systems of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program

Northrop Grumman Marine Systems Mission Systems Sector | Produce the Block 3 Systems of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program

  • Contracting activity: Naval Sea Systems Command
  • Contract type: Firm-fixed-price modification
  • Value: $254.42 million
  • Contract date: December 9, 2022

Northrop Grumman Marine Systems Mission Systems Sector exercises the option for the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program. The work includes the production of the Block 3 Hemisphere systems, which provide the U.S. Naval fleet with non-kinetic electronic attack capabilities and protection from anti-ship missiles.

Most of the work occurs in Maryland, with the rest of the contract performance commencing in New York, California, Minnesota, Connecticut, and more. The award has an estimated completion date of September 2025, with 60% of the funding from procurement funds and 40% from shipbuilding and conversion funds of the Navy for fiscal 2022.

8. MCSC Secures a Contract to Provide Services for the Next Generation Targeting Handheld System

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. | Provide Services for the Next Generation Targeting Handheld System

  • Contracting activity: Marine Corps Systems Command
  • Contract type: Hybrid (firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity) contract
  • Value: $252 million
  • Contract date: February 17, 2022

Northrop Grumman is tasked to provide the Next Generation Targeting Handheld System (NGHTS) for the U.S. Marine Corps. The contract covers low-rate initial and full-rate production, engineering services, logistics support, and documentation, among other services. Work commences in Florida, with an expected completion of February 2030.

NGHTS is a laser-based device that enhances the capability of the U.S. Marines to identify targets at extended ranges. It is capable of rapid target acquisition and laser terminal guidance operations through its high-definition infrared sensors.

9. NAWCAD Finalizes Agreements to Handle Webster Out Lying Field Portfolio Services

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. | Handle Webster Out Lying Field Portfolio Services

  • Contracting activity: Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division
  • Contract type: Cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract
  • Value: $249.72 million
  • Contract date: March 4, 2022

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. is among the 64 companies to provide growth and development for the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division portfolio at Webster Out Lying Field. The portfolio includes management services for strategic sourcing vehicles across combat integration, identification, warfare systems and other functional areas.

Work performance occurs mainly in Maryland, and other contractor locations across the U.S. Funding is issued during each order, with expected completion by March 2027. The contractors are selected through an electronic request, with 107 receiving proposals from 69 companies.

10. MDA Contracts Northrop for the Development of Foreign Military Sales Cross Domain Solutions

Development of Foreign Military Sales Cross Domain Solutions

  • Contracting activity: Missile Defense Agency
  • Contract type: Competitive multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity firm-fixed-price, and cost-reimbursement contracts
  • Value: $249.13 million
  • Contract date: June 2, 2022

Northrop Grumman and Owl Cyber Defense Solutions LLC win a five-year award to provide development, testing, and implementation support for the Foreign Military Sales Cross Domain Solutions (FMS CDS) program. The contract obligates Missile Defense Agency (MDA) $10,000 on two delivery orders, with contract completion on June 2, 2027.

FMS CDS is an information assurance procedure that allows MDA to transfer or access data across two or more security domains. Under the award, the agency finalizes FMS CDS cases with Morocco and Qatar for a cross-domain platform.

About Northrop Grumman Corporation

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Northrop Grumman is a pioneering company dedicated to solving the biggest challenges in space, aeronautics, defense, and cyberspace and meeting the ever-changing demands of customers worldwide. The company employs over 90,000 employees worldwide, headed by Kathy Warden as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President.

Northrop Grumman government contracts are one of the main lines of business of the company. It played a considerable portion of the company’s $35.7 million revenue in 2021. As of 2022, Northrop Grumman places 399th in the Fortune 500 companies.

 

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