USA: Boeing Bags USD 1.37 Billion P-8A Aircrafts Contract


The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $1,377,823,556 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-09-C-0022) to procure seven P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Low Rate Initial Production II aircraft. 

Work will be performed in Chicago, Ill. (21.9 percent); Greenlawn, N.Y. (12.3 percent); Puget Sound, Wash. (11.5 percent); Dallas, Texas (6.6 percent); North Amityville, N.Y. (5.8 percent); Cambridge, United Kingdom (4.8 percent); and various locations in and outside the continental United States (37.1 percent).  The work is expected to be completed in January 2013.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Source: defense, November 04, 2011