Boeing Gets P-8A Training Extention Deal

Boeing received an $118,1 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of training systems and training materials in support of the P-8A Multi-mission maritime aircraft for the US Navy and the government of Australia.

This modification provides for the procurement of two operational flight trainers (OFTs), two weapons tactics trainers (WTTs), and upgrades to the existing training system support center (TSSC) for the Navy.

In addition, this modification provides for the installation of two OFTs, two WTTs, one part task trainer, and one TSSC; the procurement and installation of six electronic classrooms, 26 mission station desktop trainers, and 32 flight mission system trainers; and the procurement of Royal Australian Air Force courseware, training and interim support for the government of Australia under a memorandum of understanding.

The majority of work will be performed in Whidbey Island, Washington, and is expected to be completed in June 2019.

The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.

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