Northrop Grumman Announce Contract Modification

Monday, December 30, 2002
Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $34,627,909 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-00-C-2108) for continued research and design development for the future aircraft carrier program, CVNX. Newport News Shipbuilding will provide all services and material for research studies, design efforts, production planning, further definition of initiatives in order to reduce CVNX-1 total ownership costs and other data to support an integrated product data environment for CVNX-1. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va. (95%), and Groton, Conn. (5%), and is to be completed by December 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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