Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp., San Diego, California, has been awarded an $89,663,365 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00092) to exercise an option contract line item number on an existing contract (FA8726-09-C-0010) to continue Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) E-11A and EQ-4B payload operation and support. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $1,208,554,973. The contract modification is for contractor to perform comprehensive tasks and provide personnel, facilities and material necessary to successfully maintain and support the BACN E-11A and EQ-4B aircraft payload operations and support equipment. This includes continental United States and outside the continental United States operations. The BACN aircraft fleet consists of four E-11A aircraft located at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, and three EQ-4B Block 20 aircraft located overseas. This modification is for continued payload operations and support throughJune 22, 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $89,663,365 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/HNAK, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.