US Army selects Northrop Grumman for R4 contract for cyber and electronic warfare capabilities

26 March 2019

The US army has selected Northrop Grumman to compete for individual task orders under the USD982 million R4 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for cyber and electronic warfare (EW) capabilities.

The army will use the R4 ID/IQ contract to support its cyber electromagnetic activities needed to build up the force's lethality in non-kinetic engagements across warfare domains, Northrop said in a press release on 21 March.

"Our work on R4 will help ensure our army forces can rapidly identify, develop, and leverage the full range of CEMA effects necessary to deter, deny, and prevail on the battlefield," said Ginger Wierzbanowski, vice-president for cyber and intelligence mission solutions at Northrop's mission systems business.

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