Northrop Grumman nabs state benefits subcontracts
- By William Welsh
- Jan 29, 2004
Northrop Grumman Corp. has won subcontracts to support electronic benefits transfer programs in Arkansas, Iowa and Maine, the company announced today.
The value of the contracts is $9.7 million over eight years.
Under the contracts, Northrop Grumman Information Technology of Herndon, Va., will support data processing and software maintenance for electronic benefits transfer programs, known as EBT, in the three states.
The company is a subcontractor to Affiliated Services Corp. of Dallas. Services will be offered remotely from Northrop Grumman's EBT processing center in Austin, Texas. The company plans to use its experience managing EBT programs in Illinois and Texas on the new contracts.
Northrop Grumman IT is a unit of Northrop Grumman of Los Angeles. The company has about 120,000 employees and annual sales of $17.2 billion.
William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.