United Launch Services received a $373.3 million modification to an Air Force contract to help produce launch vehicles, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced in its Thursday digest of military contracts.
Under the firm-fixed-price agreement, United Launch Services will be tasked with providing support of the “launch vehicle configurations of one National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Atlas V 421 and one NRO Delta IV Heavy,” according to the DoD.
The labor will be conducted in Centennial, Colo., Decatur, Ala., Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. All of the work should be finished on Jan. 30, 2019. Fiscal 2016 missile procurement funds worth $105 will be assigned at the time of the award.
Northrop Grumman, Military Aircraft Services will be awarded a $151.3 million modification to a Navy contract for an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft which will be given to the Japanese government. None of the funds will expire at the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The work will be performed throughout the U.S., and should be finished in March 2018.
Both BAE and Northrop Grumman received Air Force contracts to upgrade the survivability and capability of 130J and MC-130J aircrafts to discover, classify, locate, disrupt, and defeat threats present in operational environments where the aircraft are performing missions.
The BAE contract is worth $22.3 million, while the Northrop Grumman contract is worth $32.8 million. Northrop Grumman will conduct its related labor in Meadows, Ill., while BAE will work in Nashua, N.H. Both companies are slated to finished the work by Nov. 30,
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control received a $9 million Air Force delivery order for integration of the B-52 bomber. The company will also provide related instrumentation kit installation and technical support. More than $1.9 million in fiscal 2015 research, development, test, and evaluation funds will be assigned at the time of the award. The labor will be conducted in Orlando, Fla. and Troy, Ala., and should be finished on Oct. 31, 2018.
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