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N-G Receives $2.5B Missile Defense Contract

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in Reston, VA received an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity award term contract to support Ballistic Missile Defense System operational components that: * May be deployed in the future; * Support the Missile Defense Agency/ Integration Center missile defense-related analysis, system-level engineering, integration, interoperability, and test and evaluation; * Support development of Joint and Combined missile defense doctrine, requirements, and concept of operations through simulations, wargames and exercises; * Provide a rapid prototyping environment for air and missile defense missions; * Support combatant commands by integrating missile defense concepts, space asset exploitation, and battle management/ command and control, communications, computers, and intelligence. The DoD release lists the minimum award value as $30 million for the first award period, and the maximum award value is $500 million for the first award period and a potential total maximum for all options and award terms of $2.5 billion. Northrop Grumman’s release describes the same contract as “potentially worth $1 billion” over its 10 year period. This award continues Northrop Grumman’s decade-long efforts as prime contractor for the Joint National Integration Center (JNIC) Research and Development Contract. The JNIC is the U.S. Department of Defense’s premier missile defense wargaming center, providing a one-of-a-kind […]

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