Bell-Boeing has been awarded two US Navy contracts estimated $411 million to repair various parts of the V-22 aircraft.
The first contract is worth $246 million that has one-year base period and a one-year option period. If all options on the contract are exercised, the total value of this contract will be $545 million, the US Department of Defense announced Thursday.
Work is expected to be completed by December 2018. If all options are exercised, work will continue through December 2019.
The second contract is worth $246 million that has a two-year base period with no option period. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2019, the statement said.
Bell-Boeing has been awarded a Foreign Military Sales contract worth $9 million for the procurement of one MV-22 Tiltrotor Containerized Flight Training Device for the government of Japan. “Bell Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $9,561,182 for modification P00010 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N61340-12-C-0033) for the procurement of one MV-22 Tiltrotor Containerized Flight Training Device for the government of Japan under the Foreign Military Sales program,” the US Department of Defense announced Thursday
Bell-Boeing is being awarded a $544 million modification Lot 17-21 multi-year contract for the long lead production materials and the manufacture and delivery of four MV-22 tiltrotor aircraft for Japan. The contract also includes incorporation of an engineering change proposal for the standby flight display
Bell-Boeing has been awarded a contract estimated $73 million for the manufacture and delivery of one CV-22 Osprey tilt rotor aircraft for the US Air Force. “Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $73,939,536 for modification P00053 to the previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target multi-year contract (N00019-12-C-2001)
US Navy is moving ahead with plan to order 44 V-22 Ospreys to be assembled in Amarillo by Bell Helicopter in partnership with Boeing. The overall contract value is estimated at $3
The US Marine Corps V-22 Osprey helicopter is undergoing modifications at Boeings Philadelphia facility that will improve readiness and reliability of the fleet of tiltrotor aircraft. Last week, the first MV-22 to be modified arrived at Boeings Philadelphia facility where majority of the work will be completed
Bell-Boeing has won $20.6 million to provide fleet software support for the US Navys V-22 Osprey aircraft flight control system
Bell Helicopter is preparing for initial ground run of its V-280 Valor after it achieved 100 percent build completion on the prototype aircraft. This is a clean sheet tiltrotor, applying lessons learned from previous generations of tiltrotor to create groundbreaking simplicity and deliver transformational, affordable technology to alter the course of vertical flight, the company said in a statement Wednesday
The Japanese Defense Ministry has cleared Ospreys for flights after US investigators ruled out mechanical failures as the cause of last Saturdays fatal crash off Australia. Four Ospreys from the US military base in Japans Okinawa took off shortly after its defense ministry lifted the ban imposed after one of the US Marine Corps planes crashed off Australia, Sputnik reported Friday
A private helicopter in India has been crashed while it was carrying CoBRA commandos near a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp, leaving five occupants injured in Sukhma district of the country's central part. Two officers and a commando of the jungle warfare unit of the CoBRA were among five people who got injured following the crash in the evening near paramilitary force camp known as Chintagupha, deep in the naxal hotbed of South Bastar in Chhattisgarh
The US Navy awards a $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based software firm Azure Summit Technology for the Common Chassis Signals Intelligence. This contract is to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities to a broad spectrum of forward deployed Navy platforms, the US Department of Defense said in a press release Friday
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