Northrop wins $25M Navy minesweeping support modification

Northrop Grumman has won a $25 million modification to a Navy minesweeping support contract.

The modification will extend Northrop Grumman’s depot level repair, maintenance, engineering services and integrated logistics support for the following minesweeping platforms:

  • AN/AQS-14A Sonar Detecting Set
  • AQS-24 Mine Hunting System
  • ALQ-141 Acoustic Minehunting/Minesweeping System
  • USM-668 Intermediate Level Test Equipment (ILTE)
  • Modified USM-668A ILTE and the Swivel Slip-Ring Assembly

Work is slated to wrap up February 2015, and no funds were obligated at the time of the award.

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Noble is a graduate of Saint Vincent College, where he studied English, economics and mathematics.

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