The US Navy has awarded a $34.4 million worth contract to Boeing in support of the F/A-18A-F and EA-18G fighter jets for the U.S. and foreign countries.
The deal, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense, enables Boeing to provide integrated product support and sustaining engineering services for the F/A-18A-F Hornet and Super Hornet and the EA-18G Growler for the U.S. Navy and governments of Australia, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Switzerland, Canada, and Spain.
Additionally, the contract provides management services, software integration, engineering sustainment, supply support, future operational planning for maintenance and provisioning, technical data updates, engineering equipment and training, the Pentagon said.
Work on the contract will occur in multiple U.S. states and is expected to be complete in December 2018.
More than $33.4 million will be obligated to Boeing from Navy fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement funds and foreign military sales funds at time of award.
Boeing subsidiary Insitu is being awarded a $47,037,076 delivery order for the procurement of eight ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The contract is under a Building Partnership Capacity case
Boeing announced its investment in Adelaide, Australia-based Myriota, an Internet of Things (IoT) startup seeking to provide low-cost access to high-value data in remote locations. Myriota developed technology enabling two-way communications between ground-based micro-transmitters and low Earth orbit (LEO) nanosatellites to securely share data over narrow bandwidths
Saab, a Swedish defense firm, has offered its Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) for South Korean Navys requirement to procure six new aircraft to supplement its MPA fleet of 16 P-3C and P-3CK Orion planes in service. According to Yonhap, Saab argued Wednesday that its Swordfish aircraft is an optimum model for use by South Korea's Navy, which is seeking to bolster its ability to counter North Korea's submarines, some of which are equipped with ballistic missiles
Boeing plans to establish a new research center in the Republic of Korea and is currently in discussion with its government regarding the center opening. The research center will focus on accelerating autonomy, artificial intelligence, avionics, analytics, smart cabin, smart factory and other technologies for future aerospace products, a Boeing statement said
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Boeing has been awarded a $22 million worth contract to provide engineering services in support of F/A-18 Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft for the Navy and the government of Australia. The Department of defense announced Friday that under the awarded contract, Boeing will procure “the non-recurring engineering required for the redesign of the Data Bus Interface Unit and the Deployable Flight Incident Recorder of the Deployable Flight Incident Recording Set (DFIRS) in support of F/A-18 A-F and EA-18G aircraft”
Boeing has won $312 million modification contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) tail kits. This ceiling increase provides for JDAM strap-on inertial guidance kits with the capability to receive guidance updates from global positioning systems to increase weapon accuracy for conventional inventory bombs, the US department of defense said in a statement Monday
Boeing has won a $1.1 billion contract to develop a baseline configuration for the production and delivery of 22 F/A-18E and 6 F/A-18F Super Hornets to Kuwait
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