Northrop Grumman $36M contract for B-52 work in Louisiana
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has a contract for up to nearly $36 million worth of work on B-52 parts at its repair plant in southwest Louisiana.
The Air Force contract is among those signed Wednesday by the Pentagon and described in a daily list.
Northrop Grumman was hired to repair 174 removable engine coverings called nose cowls for B-52 bombers. The Air Force has more than 75 of the planes, and each has eight engines, according to an Air Force fact sheet.