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F/A-18

Exelis Provides Jammers for Jet Fighters

March 14, 2014

Exelis Inc., Clifton, N.J., is being awarded a $91,701,414 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0002) to exercise an option for the manufacture and delivery of 42 AN/ALQ-214(V)4 on-board jammer (OBJ) systems. The AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 is an OBJ component of the integrated defensive electronic counter measures system. It is a self-protection radio frequency (RF) countermeasures system used by Navy F/A-18C/D/E/F strike fighter aircraft against RF guided surface-to-air and air-to-air threats (missiles). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting.

Boeing to Upgrade Aircraft for Multiple Nations

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. Navy and the governments of Australia, Finland, Switzerland, Kuwait, Malaysia and Canada. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68936-14-D-0008).

Raytheon to Support F/A-18 Radar Warning System

December 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Goleta, Calif., is being awarded a $89,335,116 four year performance-based logistics contract for nine Weapons Replaceable Assemblies used to support the AN/ALR-67(v) 3 for the F/A-18 A/B/C/D/E/F. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Provide ATFLIR Replaceable Assemblies

August 24, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $9,866,912 for ceiling priced repair delivery order #7002 under a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the repair of nine weapon replaceable assemblies and eight shop replaceable assemblies of the Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared System used in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. The Naval Supply Weapons Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Support F/A-18 Advanced Targeting

August 10, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded an $8,504,790 firm-fixed-price delivery order for the procurement of 132 Engineering Change Proposal 0035 electro-optical daylight operations improvement retrofit kits and weapon replaceable assemblies in support of the F/A-18 aircraft advanced targeting forward looking infrared pods and will include all activities associated with the retrofit of the electro optical sensor unit. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Upgrade Radar for Australian Air Force

July 2, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $6,722,785 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for upgrades to the F/A-18 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar commercial depot. These upgrades will provide the depot with the capabilities to diagnose and validate repairs of the Royal Australian Air Force APG-79 AESA radar under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Upgrade Radars for Australian Fighter Jets

June 28, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $6,722,785 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for upgrades to the F/A-18 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar commercial depot. These upgrades will provide the depot with the capabilities to diagnose and validate repairs of the Royal Australian Air Force APG-79 AESA radar under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Boeing Awarded Funds for Scanned Array Radio Detection

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.

Raytheon to Repair F/A-18 Radar

June 20, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Technical Services Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded $40,333,510 for unpriced deliver order 7284 under a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the repair of 35 weapons repairable assemblies and shop replaceable assemblies of the APG 65/73 radar system used in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

ITT to Provide Jammers for F/A-18 Aircraft

April 18, 2012
By George Seffers

ITT Corporation, Electronic Systems, Electronic Warfare Systems, Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded a $64,264,415 firm-fixed-price production contract for the manufacture and delivery of 23 AN/ALQ-214(V)4 on-board jammer systems, under Full Rate Production Lot 9, for installation on the F/A-18 aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting authority.

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