Northrop Grumman Systems is being awarded a contract for long-lead parts and support associated with the full rate production Lot 7 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye program.
The firm-fixed-price contract, worth around $100 million, was awarded by the U.S. Department of Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) located in Patuxent River, Maryland. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds for the amount will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The contract work will be performed in El Segundo, California (29 percent); Syracuse, New York (29 percent); Melbourne, Florida (14 percent); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (7 percent); Menlo Park, California (6 percent); Greenlawn, New York (4 percent); Owego, New York (2 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (2 percent); Edgewood, New York (2 percent); Woodland Hills, California (2 percent); Marlborough, Massachusetts (1 percent); Independence, Ohio (1 percent); and various locations within the U.S. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2022.
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye is an American all-weather, carrier-capable tactical airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft. The most recent variant is the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye.
E-2D Advanced Hawkeye features an entirely new avionics suite including the new AN/APY-9 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, radio suite, mission computer, integrated satellite communications, flight management system, improved T56-A-427A engines, a glass cockpit and, by 2020, aerial refueling capability.