Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will provide the U.S. Navy three kits for expanding Internet Protocol bandwidth on the E-6B, according to the Defense Department.
Under a $53, 768, 655 contract, the company will also build modification kits for the Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) command and control plane, including four very low frequency transmit terminal kits and an upgrade to the mission avionics systems trainer.
The company will also build three block one modification kits.
Work under the firm-fixed-price contract will occur in Oklahoma City, Richardson, Texas and Patuxent River, Md. through February 2014.
Initially, the Navy is obligating $51, 407, 457 in contract funds on this award and the Naval Air Systems Command is the contracting activity.