NAVAIR orders more Triton support from Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman has obtained a $97.31 million contract modification US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to continue work on the MQ-4C Triton UAS.
The DoD noted on 8 March that NAVAIR is exercising options to provide ‘continued test, maintenance, logistics and sustainment engineering support for MQ-4C Triton air vehicles, mission control and operator training systems’.
The modification also includes contractor technical support to ensure that the MQ-4C is ‘mission-capable’ for ISR missions supporting early operational capability and IOC.
‘Additionally, this modification provides continued reach-back engineering support for both the Navy and the government of Australia MQ-4C Triton UAS assets,’ the DoD added.
Work will be performed at multiple US locations for completion by March 2023.
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