Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is awarded a $16,220,882 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. This contract provides for engineering investigations, fleet operations, issues surrounding supportability/reliability, cyber security activities and capabilities, software design and system integration, qualification testing, logistical support as well as training services in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout System. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed in December 2023. Fiscal 2023 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $4,291,628; and fiscal 2023 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $448,688 will be obligated at the time of award, $4,291,628 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N0001923C0002).