Friday DoD Winners Include General Dynamics, Boeing

According to the Department of Defense, “General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was awarded a $23, 065, 641 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the facilities, personnel, and equipment for the manufacture of the 155mm M795 metal parts with flexible rotating band covers.  Work will be performed in Scranton, Penn., with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2012.  One bid was solicited with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15QKN-08-C-0244)

“Boeing (NYSE: BA) is being awarded a $7, 276, 990 fixed-price contract modification to provide total C-17 weapon system sustainment responsibility under a single prime contractor with the goal of achieving improvements in logistics support and mission readiness while reducing operating and support costs.  This effort is for the procurement of fiscal 2011 C-17 Globemaster III sustainment partnership support for the United Arab Emirate Air Force and Air Defense fleet of six C-17 aircraft, which were purchased through a direct commercial sale with Boeing, to be delivered in fiscal 2011 and fiscal 2012.  At this point, $7, 276, 990 has been obligated.  Work will be performed in Long Beach, Calif., and the United Arab Emirates.  ASC/WLMK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8614-04-C-2004, P00407).”

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