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    Northrop Grumman Wins Contract to Support Australia’s Anti-Rocket Systems

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    Northrop Grumman Systems has received a $9.6 million US Foreign Military Sales contract to provide the Australian Army with a Counter-Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar warning system, the Department of Defense said in a press release.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The contract stipulates in-services "support for Counter-Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar sense and warn capability for the government of the Commonwealth of Australia."

    Work on the contract will be performed in Australia over the next three years with an estimated completion date of January 16, 2020, the Defense Department added.

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