AIR FORCE

Northrop wins $200M to support the Air Force GPS system

Northrop Grumman Guidance and Electronics Company has won a $200 million contract to provide the Air Force with acquisition and sustainment for the Embedded Global Positioning Inertial Navigation System.

The acquisition and sustainment will consist of platform integration, modernization, diminishing manufacturing sources, flight test support, technical support following integration efforts, training, engineering support/studies, contractor depot repair, spares, and data for the standard EGI, the Defense Department said in a release.

Work will be performed at Woodland Hills, Calif., and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2018.

Funding in the amount of $2.7 million is obligated at the time when the first task order is placed.

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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