Northrop wins $10.8M UAV electronic sensor contract
- By Zach Noble
- May 02, 2014
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has won a $10.8 million contract for UAV sensor arrays.
The company will be tasked with the development and integration of Multi Capability Pod (MCAP) sensor arrays on the MQ-8C Fire Scout, a UAV helicopter model.
The MCAPs provide multiple electronic warfare sensors for littoral combat situations.
Funds in the amount of $10.8 million were obligated at time of award, $4.2 million of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, and work is slated to wind up in June 2015.
Zach Noble is a staff writer covering digital citizen services, workforce issues and a range of civilian federal agencies.
Before joining FCW in 2015, Noble served as assistant editor at the viral news site TheBlaze, where he wrote a mix of business, political and breaking news stories and managed weekend news coverage. He has also written for online and print publications including The Washington Free Beacon, The Santa Barbara News-Press, The Federalist and Washington Technology.
Noble is a graduate of Saint Vincent College, where he studied English, economics and mathematics.
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