Boeing Wins $135M to Develop Infrared Detection, Targeting System for Radar-Denied Aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) a $135 million contract to develop a long-wave infrared detection system that targets airborne vehicles in a radar-denied environment.

The company will also engineer and manufacture the F/A-18E/F infrared search and track system on the cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract.

The contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

Fiftey-seven percent of the work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. and is expected to be completed in September 2015.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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