Finland Buys LITENING AT Pods
June 16/08: Northrop Grumman Corp. in Rolling Meadows, IL received a $9.1 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed price contract (N00019-08-C-0007) for hardware and services required to operate and maintain AN/AAQ-28 LITENING AT Block-2 Pods in support of the Government of Finland’s F/A-18 Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, IL and is expected to be complete in December 2012.
Dec 17/07: Northrop Grumman Corp. in Rolling Meadows, IL received a $23.4 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide 10 AN/AAQ-28 LITENING AT Block II Pods and the associated hardware and services required to operate and maintain the system. All services are being performed in support of the F/A-18 aircraft program for the Government of Finland under the Foreign Military Sales Program. LITENING pods have been integrated with other F/A-18 fleets, so that process is fairly straightforward.
Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, IL and is expected to be completed in Dec. 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-08-C-0007). See also Jan 31/08 NGC release.