Northrop Grumman Wins Contract Modification in Support of C-RAM, C-UAS C2 System

Northrop Grumman Systems was awarded two contract modifications in support of the Counter-Rocket Artillery Mortar (C-RAM) and Counter-Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) Command and Control (C2) system.

Both modifications were awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) located at Redstone Arsenal (RSA), Alabama.

The first modification, worth around $34 million, was for maintenance and training on the C-RAM and C-UAS C2 system. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance Army funds for the amount were obligated at the time of the award.

The second modification, worth $27 million, was to extend the current C-RAM C2 system tactical defense measures contract by 21 months and include C-UAS capability and emerging technologies in sensors and electronic warfare (EW). Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $2 million were obligated at the time of the award.

The contract work will be performed in Herndon, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2019.

C-RAM

Counter Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar, abbreviated C-RAM or Counter-RAM, is a set of systems used to detect and/or destroy incoming artillery, rockets and mortar rounds in the air before they hit their ground targets, or simply provide early warning.

C-RAM is effectively a land version of weapons such as the Phalanx CIWS radar-controlled rapid-fire gun for close in protection of vessels from missiles.



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