Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: US Department of Defense; issued June 29, 2018)
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, is awarded a $96,531,053 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-6327) to exercise options for the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Increment One Block One systems full-rate production in support of the Expeditionary Warfare Program Office (PMS 408).

This option exercise is for Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) systems that provide combat troops protection against radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIEDs).

CREW systems are designed to provide protection for foot soldiers, vehicles and permanent structures.

The Joint CREW Increment One Block One system is the first-generation system that develops a common open architecture across all three capabilities and provides protection for worldwide military operations.

This integrated design maximizes commonality across all capabilities, reduces life cycle costs and provides increased protection against worldwide threats.

Work will be performed in San Diego, California (97 percent); and Sierra Vista, Arizona (3 percent), and is expected to be completed by April 2020. Fiscal 2016 and 2017 other procurement (Air Force); fiscal 2017 and 2018 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation; and fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $96,531,053 will be obligated at time of award and $1,196,285 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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