$78M DD(x) Program Contract
Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a
$77,959,027 cost-plus-award-fee modification to previously awarded contract
(N00024-02-C-2302) to effect change from L-Band to S-Band Volume Search Radar, and
establish a land-based testing facility in support of the DD(X) program. . The
change will allow greater flexibility in future ship defense against air threats
and enable leveraging of S-Band advanced radar investments. Work will be performed
in Tewksbury, Mass. (66 percent), Moorestown, N.J. (24 percent), Pascagoula, Miss.
(10 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2006. The Naval Sea Systems
Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.