Bell Boeing has won $4.1 billion modification to convert the previously awarded V-22 tiltrotor aircraft advance acquisition contract to a fixed-price-incentive-fee multiyear contract.
This contract provides for the manufacture and delivery of 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the Navy; 34 MV-22B aircraft for the Marine Corps; 1 CV-22B for the Air Force; and 4 MV-22B aircraft for the government of Japan, the US department of defense said in a statement Friday.
Work is expected to be completed in November 2024. This modification combines purchases for the Navy ($2.8 billion); Marine Corps ($1 billion); Air Force ($75.7 million); and the government of Japan ($230 million), under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
The US department of defense made a correction to the contract modification:
“The award should have stated that the Marine Corps would receive 14 MV-22B aircraft. All other contract information is correct,” the DoD statement said Tuesday.
Therefore, the contract modification is for the manufacture of 58 MV-22 aircraft and not 78.
Bell-Boeing JPO has won $35 million for software and hardware upgrades in support of 28 flight training devices of V-22 helicopters. This order procures software and hardware upgrades for 28 flight training devices necessary to integrate aircraft software version B 6-01/C 4
Bell-Boeing has won $20.6 million to provide fleet software support for the US Navys V-22 Osprey aircraft flight control system
Accidents involving US Marines' V-22 Osprey tiltrotor in Japan has gone up by approximately 1.5 times from when the aircraft were first deployed at Marine Corps Air Station in Okinawa Prefecture five years ago, the
Bell-Boeing is being awarded $40 million modification contract for the procurement of long-lead components associated with the manufacture and delivery of four fiscal year 2018 Lot 22 MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for the government of Japan. Work is expected to be completed in September 2018, US department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Bell Helicopter announced today a teaming agreement with Thales, for the development of flight control systems for Bells vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft and on-demand mobility (ODM) solutions. “We continue to expand our team and capabilities for our ODM aircraft to bring the most advanced technology available and new vertical lift solutions to the market,” said Bells Scott Drennan, Vice President of Innovation
Bell Helicopter Textron has won $509.7 million advance acquisition contract for the manufacture and delivery of 29 Lot 15 production AH-1Z Build New aircraft in support of the United States Marine Corps H-1 upgrade program
The US Army has awarded a $139.8 million worth contract to Boeing for procurement of four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters, the Department of defense announced Wednesday
Boeing and Embraer have prepared contracts of their proposed tie-up and are expected to submit them to the Brazilian government within two weeks, Brazilian newspaper reported. The proposed merger, which would need the go-ahead from the Brazilian government, would leave Boeing as the majority partner, according to Valor Economico report on its website Monday
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