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CPI Aerostructures gets $1.15M order

CPI Aerostructures has a contract to build and

CPI Aerostructures has a contract to build and deliver a pod structural housings for airborne-laser mine-detection systems, seen in this undated photo. Credit: Handout

Edgewood-based CPI Aerostructures Inc. has been awarded a $1.15 million order from Northrop Grumman Corp. to manufacture products for a U.S. Navy program, the company announced Wednesday morning.

CPI Aero will begin manufacturing pod structural housings, above,  for the airborne-laser mine-detection system immediately and make deliveries from November 2011 through February 2012.

The contract brings the company’s total contract awards to $59.4 million for 2010 so far, compared to $23.4 million for 2009.

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