NGC Wins Contract to Support Next Generation Air Transportation System

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded an $81 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support the Aeronautical Information Management Modernization (AIMM) program.

Under this contract, Northrop Grumman will support the FAA safety mission and Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) objectives of developing automation, and information systems and services to address future air traffic requirements. This program will also provide aviation users with digital Aeronautical Information (AI) that conforms to international standards.

"With extensive experience in designing and delivering architectures to modernize systems of this kind, we are uniquely qualified to meet the FAA's specialized needs and address the next frontier of Aeronautical Information requirements," said Ed Sturms, vice president and general manager, civil division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems. "Northrop Grumman is committed to providing a quality user experience for our FAA customer through our inclusive and proven methodology increasing the likelihood of early and broad adoption."

Source: Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC)
Date: Oct 26, 2015