Northrop Grumman awarded $17.4M for space tracking system

February 12, 2019


Feb. 11 (UPI) — Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems was awarded an option of $17.4 million for on-orbit operations and sustainment for the Defense Department’s space tracking and surveillance system.

On Friday, the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency awarded the additional funds, bringing the total value of Northrop’s contract up to $1.9 billion.

The work will be performed at its headquarters in Redondo Beach, Calif., and at the Missile Defense Space Center at Colorado Springs, Colo., from April 1 through March 31, 2020.

Funding includes $7 million from fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation.

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