USAF E-8C Joint STARS TSSR FY 19 contract won by Northrop GrummanNews
November 20, 2018
ELBOURNE, Fla. and ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. U.S. Air Force officials selected Northrop Grumman Corp. for Total System Support Responsibility (TSSR) of the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet. The contract spans for a 12-month period and is valued at $330 million.
The integrated total systems support contract covers TSSR Period Year 19, which begins November 2018 and concludes on October 2019. Team JSTARS, consisting of the Georgia Air National Guard’s 116th Air Control Wing, the active-duty 461st Air Control Wing and Army JSTARS detachment, provides joint airborne command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support over land and water to combatant commanders around the globe.
In addition to work at Robins Air Force Base, TSSR is supported by employees and partners at the Northrop Grumman Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence in Melbourne, Florida, the Lake Charles Maintenance and Modification Center, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and more than 30 major suppliers across the United States.