Northrop Grumman receives $104 million contract for UH-1Y, AH-1Z and UH-60V aircraft mission computers

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $104 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity award for the technical refresh of UH-1Y, AH-1Z and UH-60V mission computers.

Jul 1st, 2019
82nd Combat Aviation Brigade along with Redstone Test Center aircrews conduct before engine start procedures prior to launch for an air assault mission in support of the UH-60V digital Black Hawk limited user test. Northrop Grumman will be updating the mission computers on the UH-60V, UH-1Y, and AH-1Z helicopters.
82nd Combat Aviation Brigade along with Redstone Test Center aircrews conduct before engine start procedures prior to launch for an air assault mission in support of the UH-60V digital Black Hawk limited user test. Northrop Grumman will be updating the mission computers on the UH-60V, UH-1Y, and AH-1Z helicopters.Tad Browning, Lead Audiovisual Production Specialist, Test Documentation Team, U.S. Army Operational Test Command Public Affairs

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $104 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) award for the technical refresh of UH-1Y, AH-1Z and UH-60V mission computers. The IDIQ contract covers delivery of production units, retrofit units and spare units for the Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency and the government of Bahrain under the Foreign Military Sales Act.

This contract brings together multiple mission computer customers, driving greater value, cost efficiency and a reduced logistics footprint. Under the IDIQ, the Navy may issue task or delivery order awards up to the ceiling amount specified in the contract. Work under the contract is set to conclude in 2023.

The mission computer integrates advanced mission, weapons and video processing capabilities into a high-performance airborne computer capable of driving independent, multi-function displays. Its trusted, open architecture provides centralized display and control of all integrated avionics system functions. The mission computer brings improved capability, commonality, reliability and maintainability to the warfighter.

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