Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $20,9 million modification under previously awarded contract to provide integration services for mission packages that will deploy from and integrate with the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).
The U.S. Navy’s plan is to use continuous evaluation of system maturity through a disciplined system engineering framework to improve mission capability in identified mission areas.
LCS mission packages will be optimized for flexibility in the littorals. Work will be performed in Bethpage, New York (44 percent); Oxnard, California (16 percent); Washington, District of Columbia (14 percent); Panama City, Florida (10 percent); Dahlgren, Virginia (8 percent); San Diego, California (4 percent); Hollywood, Maryland (2 percent); Andover, Massachusetts (1 percent); and Middletown, Rhode Island (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 2015.
Fiscal 2014 and 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy); fiscal 2014 and 2015 research, development, test and evaluation; and fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $20,9 million will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $5,611,140 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
Press Release, June 03, 2014; Image: US Navy