NG Logistics Support Contract for U.S. Navy

Friday, December 18, 2009

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a follow-on contract to provide performance-based logistics (PBL) support for navigation and steering systems installed on U.S. Navy surface ships and submarines.

The contract was awarded by Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa., exercising a three-year option on a previously awarded five-year PBL contract. The total value of the three-year contract is $42m. The initial year award is valued at $14.8m.

Under the contract, Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine will provide material management, configuration management and program management services, as well as technical support, spares and repair parts for the WSN-7 series inertial navigation systems, AN/BPS-15 and AN/BPS-16 submarine radar systems, scalable integrated bridge systems on combatant ships and select steering gear material support on the Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class destroyers.

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