MDA competition for GMD futures fails to draw more than single bid, $3.2 billion for Northrop

By Jason Sherman / July 30, 2022 at 11:51 AM
The Missile Defense Agency, after nearly four years of market research and analysis on how best to inject competition into the nearly billion-dollar-a-year effort to sustain, maintain and improve the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, managed to draw only a single proposal for a major new GMD Futures contract -- handing Northrop Grumman a $3.2 billion prize. On July 29, MDA announced Northrop Grumman had been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a potential value of $3.2 billion to design, develop, test,...

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