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According to the Department of Defense, “Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $450, 827, 357 contract to provide engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II) program (nomenclature, Guided Bomb Unit-53/B).  SDB II is a joint Air Force and Navy program.  The SDB II will initially be integrated on the F-15E, F-35B and F-35C aircraft.  At this time, $23, 500, 000 has been obligated.  Miniature Munitions, AAC/EBMK, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8672-10-C-0002).

Boeing (NYSE: BA) was awarded a $20, 327, 974 contract modification to provide eight Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) extended user evaluation assets:  eight MOP warheads and eight MOP toolkits.  The modification will also provide various support items:  eight MOP loading adapters; eight carriage and release equipment; 16 separation nuts; 16 fuzes; and four separation nut simulators, with associated proposal preparation charges.  At this time, $10, 000, 000 has been obligated.  AAC/EDBK, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8681-09-C-0280; P00009). “

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