Contract: Northrop, $33.5M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded $33,479,478 for modification P00005 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract (N00019-16-C-0055) for the Increment V production and delivery of three Fire Scout MQ-8C unmanned air systems. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (33 percent); Ozark, Ala. (27 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (18 percent); Moss Point, Miss. (16 percent); and various locations within the continental U.S. (6 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2020. Fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $33,479,478 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 12/21/17)

Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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