EA-18G

July 1, 2015

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, is being awarded $10,143,096 for delivery order 2049 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for hardware integration for Phase II to integrate the Next Generation Jammer Pod onto the EA-18G aircraft. The Phase II hardware integration will ensure the development, preparation and delivery of the aircraft modification design is suitable for the technology development stage of the Next Generation Jammer Pod program. Work will be performed in St.

May 22, 2015

Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Indiana, is being awarded an $11,602,950 cost-plus-fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for systems and software engineering services for the ALQ-227 communication countermeasures set for the EA-18G aircraft for the Navy and the government of Australia. This contract provides for up to 48,100 hours of engineering, integration and testing services for the low-band geo-location program.

January 29, 2015
By George I. Seffers
An EA-18G Growler (top) and EA-6B Prowler (bottom) fly together. The Navy is developing a next-generation jammer to be integrated onto the EA-18G, but Frank Kendall warns the United States is falling behind potential adversaries on electronic warfare systems.

The U.S. is falling behind potential adversaries, such as China and Russia, in key technological areas, warned Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, while testifying before the House Armed Services Committee.

January 5, 2014

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, is being awarded a $27,497,699 modification to a firm-fixed-price delivery order 0140 previously issued against Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for an F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G automated maintenance environment (AME). AME is a suite of integrated software application designed to support the “O” level maintenance activity by providing enhanced procedural and technical support and data collection for performance analysis and trending. Work will be performed in St.

December 16, 2013

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded an $11,764,551 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N68936-11-D-0028) to provide additional engineering, technical and programmatic support services for development of products within the Airborne Electronic Attack Integrated Product Team; to include, EA-6B operational flight software, EA-6B unique planning component and EA-18G operational flight software. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Pt.

December 13, 2013

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an estimated ceiling-price of $872,766,714 for system upgrades for F/A-18 A/B, C/D, E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Finland, Switzerland, Kuwait, Malaysia, and Canada. This contract provides for deliverables and services based on system configuration set life cycle phases for the aircraft. This contract combines purchases for the U.S.

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

May 6, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman, Bethpage, N.Y. is being awarded $7 million for ceiling-priced delivery order #7168 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the repair of 13 line items on the advanced electronic attack system used on the EA-18G Growler aircraft. The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.
 

June 28, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $31,240,470 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for non-recurring engineering associated with Engineering Change Proposal 6381SOW for the F/A-18 & EA-18G AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array radio detection and ranging general purpose Processor 3 upgrade. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

February 17, 2012
By George Seffers

Honeywell International Incorporated, Defense and Space Electronic Systems, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is being awarded an $8,145,560 contract modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for the procurement of 124 full-rate production advanced multi-purpose displays for Lot 35 F/A-18F and EA-18G aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

January 30, 2012
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Bloomington, Minnesota, is being awarded a $20,585,146 contract modification to exercise an option for the full-rate production of 80 Type 3 Advanced Mission Computers (AMC) for the Navy F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G aircraft. In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of three Type-3 AMC spares for the Royal Australian Air Force. This modification combines purchases for the U.S.

September 30, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $12,037,926 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the low-rate initial production of 26 Distributed Targeting Systems and supporting equipment/documentation for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

March 27, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a more than $10 million delivery order against a basic ordering agreement for the procurement of 741 Honeywell model GG1320 ring laser gyros for F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy (714) and the government of Australia (27 spares). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

March 14, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Advanced Information System, Bloomington, Minnesota, is being awarded a nearly $18 million contract modification for the full-rate production of 68 type 3 advanced mission computers for the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G aircrafts. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

March 7, 2011
By George Seffers

Honeywell International Incorporated, Defense & Space Electronic Systems, Albuquerque, New Mexico, is being awarded an $8 million contract modification for the procurement of 131 advanced multi-purpose displays (68 5x5 forward displays; 42 5x5 aft displays; and 21 8x10 displays) for Lot 35 F/A-18F and EA-18G aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

October 22, 2010
By George Seffers

DCS Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia, is being awarded an estimated $200 million contract to provide weapons and systems integration support services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division's integrated product teams and their associated weapons, including the F/A-18, EA-18G, AV-8B, H-1, Joint Strike Fighter, and unmanned aerial systems. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity.