USPS Awards $30 Million Contract to Firm It Is Suing for $390 Million

The U.S. Postal Service has awarded a $30-million contract to Northrop Grumman at the same time it is attempting to sue the company over breaches of another contract. Virginia-based Northrop Grumman filed a lawsuit back in May seeking $179 million from the struggling Postal Service to compensate for delays in a $874 million contract to install flats sequencing machines.

USPS counter-sued at the end of October, denying various Northrop Grumman claims and firing back with allegations it breached its contract by failing to install the flats sequencing machines by the agreed dates. The Postal Service is seeking $390 million