Boeing has won a $17 million USAF modification contract for sustaining engineering and program management support for the intercontinental ballistic missile guidance subsystem.
The contract modification is for engineering and manufacturing development and production of a Pendulous Integrating Gyroscopic Accelerometer (PIGA), the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday.
Work will be performed in Layton, Utah, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2020.
A PIGA is a type of accelerometer that can measure acceleration and simultaneously integrates this acceleration against time to produce a speed measure as well. The PIGA's main use is in Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) for guidance of aircraft and most particularly for ballistic missile guidance.
Northrop Grumman has won a $16.7 million modification to previously awarded intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) prime integration contract for ICBM cryptography upgrade
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Boeing has been awarded a $95 million modification contract for USAF F-15 Radar Modernization program (RMP) radar upgrades. The contract modification provides for the exercise of options for 13 RMP Group A kits, 13 RMP Group B kits, 38 RMP installs, 14 conformal fuel tank installs, and other required support being produced under the basic contract, the US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
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