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Boeing Picks Up 2 Defense Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) was awarded a $10, 785, 892 order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for the procurement of 24 multipurpose display indicators; 12 horizontal situation displays; and 37 install kits (AFC-430, AFC-493, and AYC-1363) in support of the Navy aircrew common ejection seat retrofit for the F/A-18A/B/C/D aircraft.  Work will be performed in Toronto, Ontario (57 percent); St. Louis, Mo. (24 percent); Halifax, Nova Scotia (3 percent); Grand Rapids, Mich. (2 percent); Sylmar, Calif. (1 percent); Tempe, Ariz. (1 percent); El Paso, Texas (1 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (1 percent); and various locations throughout the United States (10 percent).  Work is expected to be completed in February 2013.  Contract funds in the amount of $10, 785, 892 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

“Boeing was awarded a $25, 772, 057 contract which will procure, for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), one C-17 with simulated aircraft systems; simulated aircraft structure; cargo compartment floor and rail systems; cargo compartment ramp and door; forward loadmaster station; aft loadmaster stations and remote panels; cargo compartment lighting; tie down equipment; aerial deliver systems equipment; cargo winch equipment; passenger/troop equipment; intercommunication equipment; and public address system.  RAAF unique requirements consist of the following:  requirements for functional litter stations, functional hookups for oxygen, functional electrical outlets, and other equipment to support aeromedical training; requirements to include all sidewall seating on the right side of the cargo bay and requirements for actual representation of a first aid kit, thirty-six litters, a mock-up of the comfort pallet, and all sidewall seating down the left side of the cargo bay.  At this time, the entire amount has been obligated.  ASC/WNSK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8621-11-C-6299).”

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