In addition to the manufacturing of the weapon systems, the firm-fixed-price Navy contract also tasks Boeing with delivering components, spares, and system services pertaining to the Standoff Land Attack Missile – Expanded Response weapon system. The work will benefit the governments of Saudi Arabia, Korea, Japan, India, Turkey, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Kuwait, Canada, and Taiwan. Saudi Arabia will benefit the most from the contract, with nearly 29 percent of the work devoted to that government. Australia, Japan, and Korea will also benefit from large portions of the work.
The majority of the labor will take place throughout the U.S., though more than 18 percent of the labor will be conducted in the United Kingdom. The work should be finished in June 2017.
Boeing also received a $51.2 million modification to an Army contract for retrofit kits benefitting the Apache helicopter. More than $25 million in fiscal 2015 procurement funds will be assigned at the time of the award. The labor will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., and should be finished on May 31, 2018.
BAE Systems Electronics and Information Systems is being awarded an $81.3 million contract for Digital Electronic Warfare System Countermeasures Missile Warning System spares benefiting the upgrading of Saudi Arabia’s F-15 tactical fighter.
Under the firm-fixed-price Air Force contract, BAE will deliver both classified and unclassified spare line replacement units, and line replaceable modules. The labor will be performed in Nashua, N.H., and should be finished by Dec. 31, 2018.
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control received a $7.2 million modification to an Army contract for Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missile segment enhancement services. The aid involves flight test and integration support benefitting the Integrated Air and Missile Defense program. Fiscal 2016 research, development, testing, and evaluation funds worth $5 million will be assigned with the award. All of the labor will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas, and should be finished on Jan. 30, 2017.
Huntington Ingalls is being awarded $8.5 million after options were exercised on a Navy contract for planning and design yard functions for valves that will improve nuclear powered submarines. The fiscal 2016 operation and maintenance, and shipbuilding and conversion fund worth $3.1 million will be assigned with the award, with $3 million of those funds expiring at the end of the 2015 fiscal year. All of the labor will be performed in Newport News, Va., and should be finished by November 2016.
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