Northrop Grumman wins contract to provide forensic, biometric capability in UK Northrop Grumman has been awarded a GBP 28.8M contract by the United Kingdom Home Office to provide service and systems operations and maintenance to the Forensic and Biometric Interim Capability, otherwise known as FABrIC. Under the two-year FABrIC contract, a recompete of IDENT1, Northrop Grumman will maintain and enhance the IDENT1 core software. IDENT1 provides identity management and crime scene forensic systems, which use fingerprints to provide the principal means of forensically verifying or resolving identities in the United Kingdom for law enforcement. It is a bespoke service that is a critical part of the national infrastructure for policing.
Air Lease announces lease placement of two new Boeing aircraft with Hainan Air Lease (AL) announced long term lease agreements with Hainan Airlines for two new Boeing (BA) 787-9 aircraft, both from ALC’s order book with Boeing. ALC has ordered 46 new Boeing 787-9 and 787-10 aircraft in total for deliveries beginning in spring 2016.