Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $52,4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for material and services to perform an Equivalent Flight Hours fatigue test to substantiate the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft service life.
Work will be performed in El Segundo, California (68 percent); Melbourne, Florida (30 percent); and Bethpage, New York (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2019.
Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,820,000 are being 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 FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Press Release, July 08, 2014; Image: NAVAIR