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F/A-18E/F

Boeing to Provide Fighter Jet Navigation Kits

September 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded $12,871,280 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0164 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for the procurement of 114 advanced navigation system retrofit kits for F/A-18E and F/A-18F aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in May 2017. Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement contract funds in the amount $2,752,243 will be obligated at the time of award; none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Receives F/A-18 E/F Radar Award

September 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded $39,000,000 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0048 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-10-G-0006) for the procurement of 15 AN/APG-79 AESA radar systems for the F/A-18 E/F aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Targeting Laser

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Electronic Systems Sector, Land and Self Protection Systems Division, Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded an $11,567,751 fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce, test, integrate, qualify and deliver an upgraded laser configuration for the Electro-Optical Third Generation Console for the F/A-18 E/F Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) and the SH-60 FLIR. This effort will provide two production representative units, 102 upgraded units, and associated technical data, as well as technical and logistics support for the upgrade. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Integrate Joint Standoff Weapon System Software

April 29, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $12,703,078 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the development and integration of the joint standoff weapon AGM-154C-1 into the F/A-18E/F aircraft's H10E operational flight program software. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

General Dynamics Receives Contract Modification for Aircraft Computers

January 11, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $19,189,504 contract modification to exercise an option for 76 forward fit Type 3 advanced mission computers for the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G aircraft. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

Boeing to Support Fighter Jet Radar Radomes

May 2, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $12,002,634 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for supplies and services associated with Engineering Change Proposal 6038 for the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Supplies include 42 R2/R3 retrofit kits for the AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar domes. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Replace F/A-18E/F Radar System

March 1, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $45,252,160 contract modification for the procurement of 16 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars to be retrofitted into F/A-18E/F aircraft, lots 26-29. The AN/APG-79 AESA radar, which will replace the APG-73 radar, will provide increased air-to-air detection and track range, increased air-to-ground targeting capabilities, longer launch range for standoff weapons, enhanced capability against advanced threats, and optimized utilization of the aircraft's weapon systems contributing to the F/A-18E/F's survivability. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

GD to Provide Advanced Computers for U.S. and Australian Fighter Jets

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. Navy and the government of Australia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Produce Jet Distributed Targeting Systems

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.

Boeing Awarded $135 Million for Infrared Search and Track System

August 23, 2011
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $135 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for the engineering, manufacturing, and development of the F/A-18E/F Infrared Search and Track System, a long-wave infrared detection system that targets airborne vehicles in a radar-denied environment. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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