Boeing has been awarded a $282 million contract to provide long lead parts associated with the manufacture of 19 P-8A Poseidon, the maritime, patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, for the U.S. Navy and two foreign customers, the Department of Defense announced Monday.
“The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $282,275,771 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for procurement of long lead parts associated with the manufacture of 19 Lot 10 P-8A aircraft for the U.S. Navy (10) and the governments of Norway (5) and the United Kingdom (4),” the statement says.
Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington; Baltimore, Maryland; Greenlawn, New York ; Cambridge, United Kingdom; North Amityville, New York; Rockville, Illinois; Rancho Santa Margarita, California; Dickinson, North Dakota, and various locations throughout the United States, and is expected to be completed in March 2022, according to the release.
Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $282,275,771 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($140,333,000); the governments of Norway ($81,110,155) and the United Kingdom ($60,832,616) under the Foreign Military Sales program, it added.