Boeing has won $600 million modification contract for new preliminary design activity requirements on the Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization (PAR) Program.
This contract modification supplements work already taking place under the PAR contract, including risk reduction activities and the acquisition of two commercial Boeing 747-8 aircraft. The modification will allow Boeing to complete preliminary design work for the modification of two 747-8 aircraft to replace the two aging VC-25A, Boeing 747-200, presidential support aircraft, the US departmenr of defense said in a statement Wednesday.
The resulting modification to the aircraft, to be negotiated in a future contract modification, will include incorporating a mission communications system, electrical power upgrades, a medical facility, an executive interior, a self-defense system, and autonomous ground operations capabilities.
Work is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2018.
Boeing is being awarded $676.5 million modification contract for the full-rate production and delivery of six Lot 41 F/A-18E and eight F/A-18F aircraft
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Canada of ten F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft besides weapons, radars and communication systems altogether worth US$5.23 billion
Boeing is being awarded $42 million modification contract to provide additional funding for the Service Life Assessment Program (SLAP) and Service Life Extension Program (SLEP), Phase C for the F/A-18E/F aircraft. The SLAP and SLEP programs facilitate the extension of the service life of the F/A-18E/F beyond the original design of the 6,000 flight hours, US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday
Boeing and Airbus have raised concerns about United Technologies plan to acquire Rockwell Collins saying that the deal would raise costs and slow down production of planes. Boeing and Airbus are equipment clients of United Technologies and Rockwell Collins
Boeing is the final company to be awarded a $499 million multiple award, fair opportunity shared ceiling contract for six companies for the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program. These contracts provide research for affordable, revolutionary capabilities for the warfighter
The Canadian government is looking at buying second-hand fighter jets from Australia instead of buying a new fleet of 18 Super Hornets from Boeing. The government is refusing to sign a planned multibillion-dollar contract for Super Hornets as long as Boeing pursues its complaint against Bombardier at the International Trade Commission in the US,
Boeing has won a $30 million modification contract to continue to provide life cycle support efforts, such as ancillary engineering and technical, test, production, logistical support for the Small Diameter Bomb I weapon system. The modification increases the existing contract's maximum ceiling value from $80 million to $110 million, the US department of Defense said in a statement Monday
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