Northrop Grumman awarded on $986M Air Force contract
Northrop Grumman has been awarded on a combined ceiling $986M multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a nine year ordering period. The contract seeks to capitalize on the emerging small launch providers while providing dedicated and primary launch services to the Department of Defense and other government agencies. The program allows for the rapid acquisition of launch services to meet mission requirements for payloads greater than 400 pounds, enabling launch to any orbit within 12-24 months from task order award. Work will be performed at the contractor facilities and a variety of government launch sites, depending on mission requirements. This award is the result of a competitive source acquisition and nine offers were received. FY19 space procurement funds in the amount of $50,000 are being obligated at time of award. The Space and Missile Systems Center is the contracting activity.