USA: Boeing Wins Contract for F/A-18 Aircraft


Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $7,887,154 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-09-D-0010) to exercise an option for in-service support for F/A-18 aircraft of the governments of Switzerland, Finland, Canada, Kuwait, Malaysia, Australia, and Spain. 

Services to be provided include program management, logistics, engineering support, incidental materials, and technical data.

Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in December 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract combines purchases for the governments of Switzerland ($2,423,940; 30.7 percent); Finland ($1,804,000; 22.9 percent); Canada ($925,000; 11.7 percent); Kuwait ($919,250; 11.7 percent); Malaysia ($919,250; 11.7 percent); Australia ($490,800; 6.2 percent); and Spain ($404,914; 5.1 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales Program.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Source: defense, November 08, 2011;