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.
Work is expected to be completed by June 19, 2019. The GBU-39B Small Diameter Bomb, or SDB, is an extended range all-weather, day or night 250-pound class, guided munition. The SDB relies on the Global Positioning System to provide navigation to the target. Additionally, its small size allows increased aircraft loadout to achieve multiple kills per sortie and inherently reduces the probability of collateral damage.
The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday that Canada would not do business with a company that is busy trying to sue them. Trudeau said that Boeing can forget about selling fighter jets to Canada as long as its trade complaint is ongoing against Bombardier
Boeing has promised to spend $18 billion in Canadian aerospace industry over the next decade if the contract is awarded. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to discuss the five-month old dispute between Boeing and Bombardier with his British counterpart Theresa May on Monday
Boeing and Lockheed Martin will be competing for a competition for unmanned submarines that can navigate autonomously for the US Navy. Boeing has developed a 51-foot long vessel, ‘Echo Voyager as part of the bid process for the US Navys unmanned submarines competition
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
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 $152.5 million modification contract for the procurement of two C-40A aircraft in support of the US Navy
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