Northrop Grumman is to receive a contract from the US Navy in support of the vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (VTUAV) MQ-8B Fire Scout system.

Under the $10.4m cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the company will provide logistics management, maintenance support, supply support, air vehicle transportation, training services, logistics management information, technical data updates, flight operations and deployment support.

Work will be carried out in Maryland, California and other locations outside the continental US, and is scheduled to be complete in August 2012.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, US, is the contracting activity.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData

Developed by Northrop, the MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter and is designed to provide reconnaissance, situational awareness, and precision targeting support for ground, air and sea forces.