Northrop Grumman One of 19 Companies to Win Close to $1 Billion Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), which recently moved its corporate headquarters from California to Fairfax County, Va announced a defense contract agreement valued at a potential $997 Million.

The U.S. Army awarded the defense contractor and 18 other companies a contract to provide force protection systems and components.

"We look forward to continuing to demonstrate the value of our scalable systems approach to deliver more flexible, integrated and affordable force protection solutions to the Army," stated Mike Twyman, vice president of integrated command, control, communications and intelligence systems for Northrop Grumman Information Systems. "We will draw upon our extensive experience integrating complex, open-architecture systems to provide early detection and assessment of threats, thus enabling rapid decision-making and response."

The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract will be directed by the Army Product Manager, Force Protection Systems located in at Fort Belvoir, Va. Companies included in the contract will be responsible for a full-scope implementation of systems that include early warning and protection of forces and vital assets.

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