Boeing to Deliver 1, 000 Search and Rescue Radio Sets to Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BAH), Lanham, Md., an $8, 088, 072 firm-fixed-price order via the U.S. General Services Administration schedule.

Boeing will provide 964 combat survivor evader locator system handheld radio sets that will provide multiple communication options for search and rescue missions.

The company will also provide 1, 928 rechargeable batteries and 80 radio set adapters.

Work will be performed in Huntington Beach, Calif., and is expected to be completed in February 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The contract was competitively procured via a request for quotes under a GSA schedule E-buy. Seven firms were solicited and one offer was received.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity

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