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Northrop tapped for training support

June 8, 2012 at 2:46 PM

HERNDON, Va., June 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency has picked Northrop Grumman to provide training solutions support for the Regional Joint Intelligence Training Facility.

The RJITF provides training and other educational services to U.S., NATO and allied militaries.

"Northrop Grumman's demonstrated performance in this type of training ensures that our customers receive trusted and affordable results," said Greg Schmidt, vice president and general manager, training solutions division, Northrop Grumman Technical Services.

"Our innovative approach to staffing training requirements results in a smooth, quick transition allowing for less down time and higher quality training for service members."

Under the $52 million award, Northrop will support various outreach programs using the latest technologies available. The work will be performed in the United Kingdom, throughout Europe and in Africa.

The contract, from the agency's Virginia Contracting Authority features a base performance period of one year and four one-year options.

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