Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: US Department of Defense; issued Sept. 20, 2019)
An Air Force Test Center C-17 manned by an Edwards crew launches a second target, an extended Medium Range Ballistic Missile, into a debris field created by the THAAD missile which intercepted and destroyed a Short Range Air Launch Target. (MDA photo)
Orbital Sciences Corp. (OSC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, Chandler, Arizona, is being awarded a competitive fixed-price-incentive-fee contract.

The total value of this contract is $1,120,178,540.

Under this new contract, OSC will provide the Missile Defense Agency with threat-representative subscale targets with simple and complex re-entry vehicles as well as storage, surveillance, maintenance of delivered hardware and software, and range execution of end items.

The work will be performed in Chandler, Arizona, with a performance period from September 2019 through September 2027.

This contract was competitively procured via publication on the Federal Business Opportunities website with two proposals received.

Fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $7,410,000 are being obligated at the time of contract award.

The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity (HQ0147-19-C-0005).

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