Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Northrop Grumman Awarded $335 Million Base Operations Contract

Northrop Grumman Awarded $335 Million Base Operations Contract
January 27, 2010

HERNDON, Va. - U.S. Air Forces in Europe has awarded the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc (KBR) 50/50 joint venture Vinnell, Brown & Root LLC (VBR) a contract to provide base operations support services for locations in Turkey and Spain.

The Turkey-Spain Base Maintenance Contract is a
fixed-price-incentive contract with cost reimbursable line items with a
potential value of $335 million over four and a half years. VBR will
provide program management, civil engineering, base services, logistics
support, air terminal and ground handling, postal services and
communications, occupational health/industrial hygiene and ambulance

“VBR has a proven track record for providing world-class base
operations support services at multiple sites in Turkey supporting the
U.S. Air Force’s mission," said Jeff Prewitt, VBR program manager for
the contract. “We have been in Turkey for more than 20 years, and we’re
proud to be able to expand our services into Spain.”

“We continue to work shoulder-to-shoulder with our nation’s
service members at forward deployed locations around the world,” said
Bill Carty, vice president and general manager of the Systems Support
Group for Northrop Grumman's Technical Services sector. “Northrop
Grumman has the proven capability, flexibility and adaptability to meet
all challenges faced by today’s warfighter.”

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