Boeing Receives $118.1M Contract to Aid U.S. Navy
Of all of the work contracts the Department of Defense (DoD) awarded Monday, Boeing was the biggest winner.
The company will be receiving a $118.1 million modification to a Navy contract for the obtainment of training systems and materials which will support the P-8A Multi-mission maritime aircraft for the U.S. Navy and the Australian Government.
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According to the DoD, the modification will result in the obtainment of two operational flight trainers (OFTs), two weapons tactics trainers (WTTs), and an improvement to the training system support center (TSSC) for the Navy.
The modification also “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 firm-fixed-price contract modification is broken down into purchases for the U.S. Navy ($92.2 million; 78 percent) and the Australian Government ($25.9 million; 22 percent).
All of the funds are being assigned at the time of the award as fiscal 2013 and 2014 aircraft procurement and international funds. Of those funds, $76.1 million will expire at the end of the 2015 fiscal year.
Labor will be conducted in Whidbey Island, Wash. (52 percent): St. Louis (34 percent); and Edinburgh, Australia (14 percent). The work should be finished by June 2019.
Alliant Techsystems was awarded a $14.1 million modification to an Air Force contract action, tasking the company with providing logistic support for the Iraqi Air Force’s Cessna 208B fleet.
The firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee undefintized contract provides a request to return to original performance location. It also provides aid regarding the ongoing security situation in Iraq.
Labor will be conducted in Iraq and should be finished by Dec. 31, 2015.
The DoD awarded a $24.4 million Army contract modification to A-T Solutions, thus exercising a second option for Asymmetric Warfare Group (AWG) operations support requirement.
According to the DoD, the deal tasks A-T Solutions with “providing the personnel, expertise, and skills required to support AWG’s mission to observe, analyze, train, and advise Army and Joint Forces worldwide to successfully predict, mitigate, counter, and defeat asymmetric and emerging hybrid threats.”
Labor will be conducted at Ft. Meade, Md. and should be finished by June 14, 2016.