According to the Department of Defense, “the Bell Boeing (NYSE: BA) Joint Project Office is being awarded a $30, 291, 489 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to procure two U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command Tiltrotor (CV-22) flight training devices, and associated provisioned items and spares. Work will be performed in Broken Arrow, Okla. (53 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (35 percent); Philadelphia, Pa. (7 percent); Clifton, N.J. (3 percent); and Orlando, Fla. (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed in September 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61340-11-C0004).”
NASA has chosen Boeing (NYSE: BA) to manufacture up to 10 core stages and eight upper stages to power the Space Launch System on the agency's third to 12th deep-exploration missions under the Artemis program.