Northrop Grumman wins $236.9M contract modification
Falls Church defense contractor to manufacture radar systems
The U.S. Navy awarded Falls Church-based Fortune 500 aerospace and defense contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. a $236.9 million contract modification to manufacture radar systems for the U.S. Marine Corps, the Department of Defense announced Friday.
Under the modification, Northrop Grumman will manufacture eight gallium nitride (GaN) active electronically scanned array radar systems. Used on Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) radar systems, these protect Marines from rockets, artillery, mortars, cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles.
In July 2018, Northrop Grumman delivered the first G/ATOR with GaN antenna technology to the Marines and the following year landed a $189 million contract to produce six G/ATORS.
Northrop Grumman employs more than 90,000 people and reported $33.8 billion in 2019 revenue. The company has not yet published its 2020 revenues.