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Boeing Hits Grand Slam with Four DoD Deals

According to the Department of Defense, Boeing (NYSE: BA) was awarded a $15, 986, 413 contract modification, which will provide stores management subsystem test sets to be used with F-15C/D/E aircraft. At this time, the entire amount has been obligated. WR-ALC/GRVKAC, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (SP0400-01-D-9406-RJ01).

The firm was awarded a $12, 078, 557 contract modification, which will identify replacement parts for family of advanced beyond line of sight terminals parts that are becoming obsolete in the operator’s displays and the data set manager and updating the design to handle the new parts.  At this time, $1, 250, 000 has been obligated. 653 SNND/PK, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (F19628-02-C-0048; PO0173).

Also, Boeing is being awarded a $26, 005, 915 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture, test and delivery of 12, with an option of up to 35, AN/USM-702 reconfigurable transportable consolidated automated support systems (RTCASS), Part #3841AS0101-01. It also includes up to 22 self maintenance and test calibration interface devices, and 26 multi-analog capability wiring kits. RTCASS is a standardized automatic test equipment system with computer-assisted multi-functional capabilities designed to test, diagnose, troubleshoot and repair existing and emerging weapons replaceable assembly and shop replaceable assembly aircraft electronic components.

The estimated level of effort for this contract is 5, 000 man-hours, with a ceiling of 13, 000 man-hours. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (58 percent); North Reading, Mass. (40 percent); and Stillwater, Okla. (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed in September 2012.  Contract funds in the amount of $4, 172, 923 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This order combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($19, 871, 029; 76 percent); U.S. Air Force ($4, 172, 923; 16 percent); and the government of Finland ($1, 961, 964; 8 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-4. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-10-C-0491).

Boeing is being awarded a $9, 000, 000 not-to-exceed delivery order against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-05-G-0026) for the procurement of 2, 936 kits in support of Engineering Change Proposal 1071, “Main Landing Gear (MLG) Planning Mechanism failures” for the F/A-18 A-D aircraft.  Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in October 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This order combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($2, 935, 411; 66.6 percent); and the governments of Spain ($383, 584; 8.7 percent), Canada ($327, 107; 7.4 percent), Finland ($281, 015; 6.4 percent), Kuwait ($173, 962; 3.9 percent), Switzerland ($151, 659; 3.4 percent), Australia ($121, 555; 2.8 percent), and Malaysia ($35, 684; 0.8 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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