US Navy approves $760m contract for E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $760,783,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0044) for the manufacture and delivery of five low rate initial production (LRIP), lot three, E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) aircraft, including associated non-recurring support. In addition, this modification provides for long lead materials and related support for five LRIP, lot four, E-2D AHE aircraft. Work will be performed in Syracuse, N.Y. (25.36 percent); Bethpage, N.Y. (25.10 percent); St. Augustine, Fla. (19.3 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (5.34 percent); Indianapolis, Ind. (4.84 percent); Menlo Park, Calif. (4.64 percent); Rolling Meadows, Ill. (2.50 percent); and various locations within the United States (12.92 percent). Work is expected to be completed by May 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.