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Boeing, BAE Ink Navy Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) is being awarded a $65, 999, 000 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 32 Lot 85 Harpoon missile bodies (HMB) for the government of Taiwan; 4 Harpoon canister grade “B” missiles for the government of Canada; and associated spares and support.  In addition, this contract provides for the procurement of Harpoon missile spares for the governments of Canada, the Netherlands, Portugal, Japan, the United Kingdom, Israel, Pakistan, Turkey and Singapore, to include containers; Block II guidance section upgrade kits; wire bundle assemblies; and guidance control units.  Work will be performed in St. Charles, Mo. (55.3 percent); McKinney, Texas (10.7 percent); Toledo, Ohio (6.2 percent); Huntsville, Ala. (4.5 percent); Lititz, Pa. (3.7 percent); Middletown, Conn. (2.7 percent); Grove, Okla. (2.3 percent); Galena, Kan. (1.6 percent); Minneapolis, Minn. (1.5 percent); Motherwell, United Kingdom (1.2 percent); Elkton, Md. (1.1 percent); Kirkwood, Mo. (1 percent); Anniston, Ala. (0.8 percent); Clearwater, Fla. (0.7 percent); McAlester, Okla. (0.6 percent); Melbourne, Fla. (0.6 percent); and various locations in and outside the contiguous U.S. (5.5 percent).  Work is expected to be completed in June 2011.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  This contract combines purchases for the governments of Taiwan ($43, 846, 554; 66.4 percent), Canada ($10, 145, 802; 15.3 percent), Portugal ($7, 622, 318; 11.5 percent), the Netherlands ($3, 207, 254; 4.8 percent), Japan ($514, 864; 0.8 percent), the United Kingdom ($263, 986; 0.4 percent), Israel ($194, 635; 0.3 percent), Pakistan ($169, 360; 0.3 percent), Turkey ($31, 643; 0.1 percent), and Singapore ($2, 584; 0.1 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-10-C-0053).

BAE Systems  is being awarded a $64, 839, 600 modification to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity delivery order #0013, under previously awarded contract (M67854-07-D-5025) for the purchase of 32 U.S. Special Operations Command Mine Resistant Ambush Protected armored utility vehicles and associated integrated logistics support sustainment.  Work will be performed in York, Pa., and is expected to be completed by the July 2011.  Contract funds in the amount of $24, 448, 200 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.”

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