Northrop Grumman wins US Army training award
Northrop Grumman has revealed that it has been selected by the US Army to continue the support of the III Corps Mission Command Training Center (MCTC) under a five year $100 million contract.
The programme, which was awarded under the Operations Planning Training and Resource Support Services (OPTARSS) II contract, will provide training for Army mission command systems, simulation-driven staff training exercises, and immersive training for platoon and company convoy and counter-IED operations. The contract includes one base year and four option years.
Northrop Grumman has provided support to the MCTC at Fort Hood and Fort Bliss, Texas, Fort Carson, Colo., Fort Sill, Okla., Fort Riley, Kan., and Fort Knox, Ky., since 2001.
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