Northrop Grumman Recieves $866 million Contract to Sustain and Modify USAF Critical Missile Warning Radars

Northrop Grumman has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to sustain and modify a worldwide network of ground-based radars, critical to the success of its missile warning/missile defense and space tracking missions.

The competitively awarded Sustainment and Modification of Radar Sensors (SMORS) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a seven-year period of performance and value of up to $866 million.

Through SMORS, Northrop Grumman will ensure the high availability of ground-based radar systems for Air Force Space Command, including the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS)Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS), and Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) radars, as well as associated support systems.

The work will take place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Linthicum, Maryland, as well as at radar sites located worldwide.