Northrop Grumman
Corporation’s Information Technology (IT) sector has been awarded
a contract by InDyne, Inc. to support the Air Force Space Command’s Western
Range Operations, Communications and Information (WROCI) at Vandenberg Air
Force Base (VAFB), Calif.

Northrop Grumman IT will provide performance assurance and engineering
services to prime contractor InDyne in support of range operations and
maintenance, with an initial award value of $85 million over an eight-year
term. The company estimates it will hire an additional 200 employees in
support of this contract at sites in both California and Hawaii.

“Our extensive range operations and maintenance expertise, coupled with
InDyne’s enterprise management solutions and space credentials, represent the
best solution and value for the WROCI contract,” said Gregg Donley, president,
Technical Services, Northrop Grumman IT. “We are delighted to be a member of
this team and are confident we will provide exceptional service to InDyne and
VAFB across all areas of our expertise in achieving mission critical success.”

The WROCI contract will consolidate several existing contracts, providing
improved service and cost efficiencies.

Northrop Grumman IT will provide performance assurance in the areas of
quality, safety, environmental and security; engineering support in design,
development, integration and configuration management; and engineering support
of operations and maintenance.

The company will also respond to engineering task orders issued by the
30th Contracting Squadron, the contracting organization of the Air Force Space
Command. The 30th Space Wing at VAFB is the Air Force Space Command
organization responsible for all Department of Defense space and missile
launch activities on the West Coast.

Northrop Grumman IT brings more than 40 years experience providing base
and range operations, maintenance and engineering support to diverse defense
and civilian agencies.

Northrop Grumman IT, headquartered in Herndon, Va., is a trusted IT leader
and premier provider of advanced IT solutions, engineering and business
services for government and commercial clients. The company’s expertise spans
such areas as information systems integration; information technology
security; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence,
surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); homeland security; enterprise
hardware and software solutions; training and simulation; base and range
support; signals intelligence; health informatics; space systems; and
specialized scientific, engineering and technical services.