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Northrop continues Fort Irwin support

April 21, 2011 at 9:04 AM

HERNDON, Va., April 21 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman's logistics support at the National Training Center in California will continue for another year under a contract option with the U.S. Army.

Northrop provides a full range of logistics support services at Fort Irwin, Calif., including field maintenance on more than 4,000 tracked and wheeled vehicles and supporting equipment.

The company also provides support services in all classes of supply, warehouse operations and all facets of tactical materiel and supplies distribution and transportation to the U.S. Army in both installation and tactical training environments.

"As a leading provider of a full range of logistical support in ground vehicle reconstitution, we provide the Army fleet management solutions for maintaining high operational tempo fleets of vehicles such as those employed at Fort Irwin," said Larry Lanzillotta, vice president for Army and Marine Corps ground vehicle reconstitution programs at Northrop Grumman.

"Our innovative and flexible fleet management approach provides the U.S. Army trusted and affordable solutions to ensure the operational readiness of the tactical fleet to meet mission requirements."

U.S. troops train at Fort Irwin prior to deployment abroad.

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