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Northrop contracted to sustain and modernise JSTARS

1st October 2019 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $495 million contract to carry out modernisation and sustainment work for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft.

This includes work on 16 mission aircraft plus one trainer, and will support the current JSTARS Program Office and Air Combat Command’s required improvements to increase or maintain E-8C performance, capability, reliability, and maintainability.

Work will be carried out at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia and Melbourne in Florida, and is expected to be completed by 26 September 2024.

FY19 Air National Guard operations and maintenance funds of $55,345 were allocated at the time of award.

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center based at Robins AFB is the contracting activity for the award.

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