Northrop Grumman lands $2.3B ICBM contract
Work will be performed in Utah
Falls Church-based Northrop Grumman Corp. has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) contract for up to $2.3 billion to support propulsion subsystems for intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), DOD announced on Tuesday.
The 18.5-year contract provides assistance to the government in maintaining the Minuteman III weapon system. The work will be performed primarily in Corrine and Magna, Utah, and is expected to be completed by Nov. 5, 2040.
In March, Northrop Grumman and partner Raytheon Missiles & Defense were awarded a Missile Defense Agency contract worth up to $3.93 billion to perform work on the U.S. ballistic missile defense system.
A Fortune 500 global aerospace and defense contractor, Northrop Grumman employs more than 90,000 people and reported $36.79 billion in 2020 revenue.