NORTHROP GRUMMAN NEWS RELEASE
Northrop Grumman Selected for Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Contract Potentially Worth $100 Million
RESTON, Va. -- May 21, 2007 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) was recently awarded a contract potentially valued at $100 million to provide Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) systems and capabilities to Navy installations around the world. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command.
Under the terms of the five-year, multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Northrop Grumman will utilize a total systems engineering approach to develop, install, integrate, test and support the fielding of software and hardware that will automate and improve the security and advanced warning posture of Navy shore installations worldwide. This contract will emphasize state-of-the-art solutions to meet requirements for physical security; access control; emergency management; chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear protection; and command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
Contracts were awarded March 14 to Northrop Grumman and three other companies. Each company will compete for task orders that have potential overall value of $100 million for each company if all options are exercised.
"This contract reinforces Northrop Grumman's already strong position in strategic homeland defense, validates our innovative systems engineering and integration approach, and complements our growing set of solutions to protect naval forces and civilians against terrorist threats worldwide," said Zach Parker, ATFP capture manager for Northrop Grumman.
The contract includes one base-year and four one-year options with an expected completion date of March 2012, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed at Navy stations worldwide. Northrop Grumman will base its operations from the Washington Navy Yard, Washington, and the Naval Base Ventura County, Camarillo, Calif.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defense and technology company whose 122,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.
CONTACT: George I. Seffers 703.345.8548 George.Seffers@ngc.com
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