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KUWAIT PROCURES F/A-18E/F H12K SYSTEM CONFIGURATION SET
Friday, June 15, 2018
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A Kuwait Air Force F/A-18C

Source: US Navy


A Kuwait Air Force F/A-18C

Source: US Navy


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CHINA LAKE, Calif. -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing of St. Louis, Mo., an undefinitized contract action (N68936-18-C-0026) with a not-to-exceed value of $179.0 million to procure system configuration set H12K for Kuwait Air Force-configured F/A-18E/F Aircraft software development, modification, integration, testing, and support for the government of Kuwait. This is a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract and was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(4).

The contracted work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in September 2022.

FMS funds in of $89.3 million are obligated at the time of the award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity.

Source:  U.S. Department of Defense
Source Date: June 15, 2018
Posted: 06/19/2018

 
 
LYNX BLOCK 20A RADAR TO BE PRODUCTIONIZED FOR U.S. AIR FORCE MQ-9 BLOCK 5 UAVS
Thursday, June 14, 2018
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The GA-ASI Lynx Block 20A SAR Radar

Source: General Atomics - Aeronautical Systems


The GA-ASI Lynx Block 20A SAR Radar

Source: General Atomics - Aeronautical Systems


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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics - Aeronautical Systems of Poway, Calif., a $22.9 million firm-fixed-price modification (#000105) to a previously awarded contract (FA8620-15-G-4040) for MQ-9 Reaper radar productionization. This contract provides for Lynx Block 20A synthetic aperture radar (SAR) configuration to be a form, fit, and functional replacement for the current production configuration Lynx Block 20A SAR for installation in the MQ-9 Block 5 remotely piloted aircraft. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

The contracted work will be performed in Poway, Calif., and is expected to be complete by June 31, 2020.

The Air Force has obligated the full $22.9 million in Fiscal Year 2016 Aircraft Procurement funds at the time of the award. The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Source:  U.S. Department of Defense
Source Date: June 14, 2018
Posted: 06/19/2018

 
 
USAF AWARDS BOEING $5.2M MODIFICATION TO F-15 APG-63(V)3 RADAR IMPROVEMENT CONTRACT
Friday, June 15, 2018
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The Unveiling of the APG-63(V)3 Radar

Source: USAF NG, Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa


The Unveiling of the APG-63(V)3 Radar

Source: USAF NG, Master Sgt. Thomas Kielbasa


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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing of St. Louis, Mo., a fixed-price-incentive-firm $9.8 million target price, $11.2 million ceiling, cost-plus-fixed-fee $5.2 million modification (#P00055) to a previously awarded contract (FA8634-16-C-2653) for the F-15 Combined APG-63(V)3 Radar Improvement program. Raytheon is the manufacturer of the APG-63(V)3 radar. The contract modification provides for the installation of 46 Group A kits and the associated travel.

The contracted work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed by June 5, 2021.

The Air Force is obligating Fiscal Year 2016 and 2018 Procurement funds at the time of the award, raising the total cumulative face value of the contract to $1,349.3 million. The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Fighter/Bomber Directorate, F-15 Division at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Source:  U.S. Department of Defense
Source Date: June 15, 2018
Posted: 06/19/2018

 

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