Boeing has won a $164 million US Navy contract for the service life modification (SLM) of 10 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft.
According to Boeing’s news release, funding covers modernization of 10 aircraft; option for FY20 would cover up to 35 aircraft.
Boeing has received a one-year contract, which also includes a one-year option for 2020, to continue modernizing the US Navy’s F/A-18 fleet under the Service Life Modification (SLM) program.
The contract funds the standup of a second SLM line in San Antonio, Texas, complementary to the line established last year in St. Louis. The San Antonio SLM line is scheduled to receive its first Super Hornet in June, and a total of 23 Super Hornets over the course of this contract.
The US Navy fleet consists of more than 550 Super Hornets.
Boeing has been awarded a $10 million modification contract to supply Harpoon Block II Missiles to Saudi Arabia. The contract provides for obsolescence redesign efforts in support of the production and delivery of AGM-84 Harpoon Block II Missiles for the government of Saudi Arabia, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday
Boeing has won a $139.8M modification contract to supply the US Navy with 12,000 additional Precision Laser Guidance Sets for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM)
CAE has won a contract from Boeing for simulator hardware for an additional P-8A operational flight trainer (OFT) for the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF). This follows a contract award last year for CAE to design and manufacture the hardware for the first P-8A OFT for the RAF as well as a P-8I OFT for the Indian Navy
General Dynamics has won a $20.8 million modification contract for procurement of 66 M61A2 20 MM Gun Systems in support of F/A-18E/F Super Hornets belonging to the US Navy and Kuwait
Boeing has won a $22 million modification contract to provide for additional acoustics software support activity and engineering support for US Navy's P-8A Poseidon aircraft. In addition, this modification incorporates virtual machine efforts and develops and integrates software for Multi-static Active Coherent Enhancements, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday
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