Posted by Skyler Frink
HERNDON, VA., Oct. 18, 2011. The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) three task orders under the A-10 Thunderbolt Life-cycle Program Support (TLPS) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. The three task orders are worth a total of $18.9 million.
Under the terms of a $4.9 million reliability centered maintenance task order, Northrop Grumman will identify related risk factors and develop maintenance strategies for selected systems and subsystems.
A $6.1 million aircraft structural integrity program (ASIP) Modernization III task order is a continuation of work completed on ASIP Modernization I and II. These tasks are specifically focused on modernizing the A-10 structural integrity processes and exploiting cross-cutting opportunities with other weapon systems within the Aerospace Sustainment Directorate.
Similarly, a $7.9 million ASIP Legacy III task order is a follow-on task to ASIP Legacy I and II. The ASIP legacy III tasks include investigating and evaluating circumstances concerning A-10 weapon system accidents and incidents, ensuring the operational safety, suitability and effectiveness of the A-10, and maintaining the A-10 engineering database, which includes engineering drawings, processes and other source data.
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