Boeing has been awarded a foreign military sales contract worth $11 million to provide for reconfiguration, integrated logistics support (ILS) and training services for harpoon missile on a Taiwan Navy’s Perry-class ship.
“The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $11,142,402 undefinitized delivery order (N0001917F0136) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-16-G-0001). This order provides for reconfiguration, integrated logistics support (ILS) and training services in support of the government of Taiwan for a Taiwan Navy (TN) Perry FFG-7 class ship harpoon missile TARTAR,” the US Department of Defense announced Tuesday.
In addition, this order provides for ILS, and technical and training services required to support Harpoon Ship Command Launch Set version 11/12 reconstitution on TN FFG-7 Class ship, the release states.
Work is expected to be completed in December 2018.
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