According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) is being awarded an $11, 475, 605 firm-fixed-price order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-05-G-0026) for the procurement of 889 Rover data link kits, 837 for the Navy and 52 for the Royal Australian Air Force, in support of engineering change proposal #6342 for the F/A-18E/F advanced targeting forward-looking infrared upgrade. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (70.5 percent); Spring Valley, Calif. (17.5 percent); Wallingford, Conn. (6.5 percent); Murphy, N.C. (3.5 percent); and Van Nuys, Calif. (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed in July 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($9, 764, 386; 85 percent) and the government of Australia ($1, 711, 219; 15 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Also, Boeing was awarded a $6, 025, 528 contract to procure the mission navigation systems upgrade for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force airborne warning and control system fleet of four aircraft. At this time, $6, 025, 528 has been obligated. ESC/HBSKI at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (F19628-01-D-0016; Delivery Order 0065).”