Boeing to Provide Harpoon Missile Bodies for U.S. Defence Department

Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo. has been awarded a $145,090,000 firm-fixed-price contract on June 29. The contract includes procurement of 34 harpoon missile bodies in addition to two encapsulated harpoon certification training vehicles, the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md being the contracting activity, the U.S. Defence Department announced.

Moreover, under the contract award Boeing will provide the governments of Saudi Arabia and India with 41 tactical air launch all up rounds (AURs), eight exercise AURs and additional four captive air training missiles (CATMs) for the government of India.

What is more, as stipulated by the contract two SLAM-ER CATMs will be provided for the government of Korea, accompanied by  68 shipping containers for the governments of Taiwan (36), Saudi Arabia (15), India (15), and Korea (2); and associated harpoon hardware for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Korea, Japan, Canada, Chile, Pakistan, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates.

Work, which is expected to be completed by December 2013 will be performed in St. Charles,  St. Louis and various locations in and outside the continental U.S.

Naval Today Staff, July 3, 2012