Northrop wins $59.6M contract to support Hawkeye UAVs

Northrop Grumman has won a $59.6 million contract with the Navy to provide engineering and other services to support the production of E-2D Advanced Hawkeye unmanned aerial vehicles.

The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is the Navy’s carrier-based Airborne Early Warning and Battle Management Command and Control aircraft. 

First flown in 2007, the aircraft has advanced radar sensor and network-enabled capabilities, providing situational awareness to the warfighter, Northrop Grumman said on its website. 

Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide engineering, product support, engineering investigations, and software sustainment in support.

Work will be performed in Melbourne, Australia, Syracuse, N.Y., St. Augustine, Fla., Herndon, Va., Greenlawn, N.Y., Liverpool, N.Y., Indianapolis, Ind., Woodland Hills, Calif., El Segundo, Calif., Menlo Park, Calif., and Rolling Meadows, Ill., and is expected to be completed in March 2016.

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