Northrup Grumman-Huntsville awarded contract to modules for Navy ships

Navy USS Independence_Littoral Combat Ship

Northrop Grumman has been award a contract from the U.S. Navy for gun mission modules on Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).

The Department of Defense (DoD) announced the deal Monday.

According to the DoD, 91% of the work will be performed in Huntsville, Ala. and is expected to be completed by December 2019.

The deal is valued at more than $7,420,308 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract, a modification to a previous award.

Exciting news! Northrup Grumman in Huntsville was just awarded a contract to build gun mission modules for Littoral Combat Ships. Proud to see the whole state of Alabama working together to build these capable and efficient naval ships,” said Alabama 1st District U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne.