According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) is being awarded a $5, 297, 000, 000 modification to convert the previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-09-C-0019) to a fixed-price-incentive-fee multi-year contract. In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 46 F/A-18E, 20 F/A-18F, and 58 EA-18G airframes for the Navy. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (45.2 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (44.6 percent); Hazelwood, Mo. (3.4 percent); Cleveland, Ohio (1.7 percent); Torrance, Calif. (1.4 percent); Vandalia, Ohio (1 percent); Ajax, Canada (1 percent); Irvine, Calif. (0.7 percent); Johnson City, N.Y. (0.5 percent); and Grand Rapids, Mich. (0.5 percent). Work is expected to be completed in May 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
“Boeing is being awarded a $17, 504, 322 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering change proposal #6375, “Operational Test Program Sets Upgrade – Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared Full Rate Production Testing Capability.” Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in September 2012. This modification combines purchases for the Navy ($17, 036, 195; 97 percent) and the government of Australia ($468, 127; 3 percent). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This order was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-10-G-0012).