Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in San Diego is being awarded a $15,010,161 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for operations and maintenance services in support of the MQ-8B Fire Scout.
Work will be performed in Afghanistan (90 percent), and Patuxent River, Md. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2013.
This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. Contract funds in the amount of $1.5 million will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The remaining funding will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-13-C-0018).