Monday, 18 June 2018

Boeing wins $1.5 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon

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Reuters

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) - Boeing Co has been awarded a $1.5 billion contract for upgrades of F/A-18A/B, C/D, E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the Navy and foreign military sales customers, the Pentagon said in a statement on Thursday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)

Source: reuters.com

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $1,517,403,626 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for system configuration sets and associated services in support of the life cycle upgrades of F/A-18A/B, C/D, E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the Navy and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.  Deliverables and services to be provided include FMS unique system configuration sets (two each); system improvement and demonstration products (six each); laboratory upgrades, studies and analysis (120 each); system configuration sets (2,400,000 hours); software integration laboratory (60 months); and on-site engineering (60 months).  Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (88 percent); and China Lake, California (12 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2023.  Fiscal 2018 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $7,545,556 will be obligated at time of award; none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1.  This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($1,183,574,828; 78 percent); and various FMS customers ($333,828,798; 22 percent).  The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity (N68936-18-D-0026). Source: defense.gov

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