Northrop Grumman has been awarded $13,992,038 contract for Trident missile and launch system components.
The ordered hardware includes Trident II (D5) gas generator cases and launch tube closures, spare and repair parts, and a refresh of launcher subsystems components to address obsolescence of existing hardware.
The refresh of the launcher subsystem will include update of the firing circuit with a laser-based launcher initiation system and the overhaul and refurbishment of the fleet population of missile hoists.
According to the contract notice, work will be performed in Sunnyvale, California (64 percent); Kings Bay, Georgia (30 percent); Bangor, Washington (4 percent); St. Charles, Missouri (1 percent); and Cape Canaveral, Florida (1 percent), with an expected completion date of June 2022.
“United Kingdom funding in the amount of $4,021,490; fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $5,048,777; and fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $4,921,771 are being obligated on this award. Funds in the amount of $4,921,771 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.”
Earlier in the year, Lockheed Martin was awarded a $40,790,312 contract for Trident II D5 missile production and deployed system support.