Northrop Grumman wins NASA subcontract
- By Patience Wait
- Dec 19, 2003
Northrop Grumman Corp.'s information technology sector has won a subcontract from InDyne Inc., McLean, Va., to support NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Northrop Grumman's share of the deal over its five-year life is estimated at $7.5 million.
Under the terms of the subcontract, Northrop Grumman will provide logistics, quality assurance, safety and IT security to InDyne, supporting NASA's Kennedy Integrated Communications Services contract. The company expects to hire an additional 23 employees at Kennedy to carry out the work.
The contract supports three key NASA programs: the International Space Station, the Payload Carriers and Launch Services Program Office and the space shuttle program.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Northrop Grumman reported 2002 revenue of $17.2 billion and more than 117,000 employees. The company was ranked No. 2 on the Washington Technology 2003 Top 100 list.