$78M DD(x) Program Contract

Wednesday, April 14, 2004
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.

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