Northrop Grumman has won a potential $41.3 million contractÂ to help the U.S. Air Force maintain the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node of the military branch’s Bombardier E-11AÂ aircraft.
The Defense Department said Wednesday that Northrop will also provide logistics support for four Bombardier E-11A planes as well as subsystems and support equipment for overseas contingency operations.
E-11A is the military variant of theÂ Bombardier BD-700 Global Express business jet.
Work will occur in Maryland and Kandahar, Afghanistan, through Jan. 23, 2019.
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center received two offers for the contract and the service branch will obligateÂ $3.6 million in fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance OCO funds at the time of award.