Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $17,848,867 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-6318) to exercise options for the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS).
ALMDS detects, classifies and localizes near-surface, moored, sea mines. The ALMDS is integrated with the MH-60S helicopter to provide rapid wide-area reconnaissance and assessment of mine threats in littoral zones, confined straits, choke points, and amphibious objective areas.
Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida, and is expected to be complete by March 2019. Fiscal 2017 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); and fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $17,012,675 will be obligated at time of award and funds in the amount of $1,704,964 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.