Northrop Grumman has won a modification contract worth $600 million to provide Missile Defense Agency and Department of Defense with enterprise-level technical integration and Ballistic Missile Defense System-(BMDS) level operational integration products and services.
Under this modification, the contractor will also support the definition, development, and test and evaluation of integrated missile defense capabilities; support warfighters in the exercise of missile defense readiness, war-game command and control procedures, operational concepts, and doctrinal requirements; operational support to the BMDS; and information technology (IT) services to include IT operations, maintenance and infrastructure development in support of the chief information officer, the US Department of Defense announced Tuesday.
The value of this contract modification is $600,000,000, increasing the total contract value (estimated maximum) from $3.25 billion to $3.85 billion, the statement said.
The period of performance for task orders under this contract is extended up to 20 months (July 31, 2017) beyond the end of the ordering period.
The contract is incrementally funded under each task order/delivery order. Funding is not awarded at the contract level, however, funding types currently awarded under the task orders include research and development; operation and maintenance; and United Arab Emirates foreign military sales funds, the statement added.