Northrop Grumman will conduct and evaluate the 2009 Tier 1 National Level Exercise, which is the largest and most complex national disaster drill conducted by FEMA’s National Exercise Division.
The drill will take place in FEMA’s Region VI, which encompasses Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
Northrop Grumman’s subcontractors for the project are ICF International Inc., Battelle Memorial Institute, Alutiiq LLC, L-3 Communications Corp., Unitech and Interface Media Group.
"We are excited to be a part of an exercise program that prepares our nation's leaders to handle a wide array of emergent homeland security issues
The award calls for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems to develop standoff warning against radiological materials (SWARM) technology to help spot and stop the illegal movement of nuclear material across United States land borders.
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