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Boeing Awarded $234 Million to Complete Production of 6th Wideband Global SATCOM Satellite

January 2, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Air Force has authorized the Commonwealth of Australia's provision of $234 million for The Boeing Company to complete production of the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite.

Boeing Receives $400 Million Contract from Missile Defense Agency

December 31, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company Integrated Defense Systems is being awarded $398 million (not-to-exceed ceiling) for a cost-plus-award-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to continue development of the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense program. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

McDonnell Douglas Receives Contract for Guided Vehicle Kits

December 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

McDonnell Douglas Corporation is receiving a firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force for $107 million for 4,372 Joint Direct Attack Munition Lot 13 Guided Vehicle kits.

Boeing to Study ICBM Communications Security Enhancements

December 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has received a $3.7 million contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation to evaluate enhancements to communications security and replacements for data-storage media for the U.S. Air Force's Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. Boeing will continue to develop hardware and software for a proof-of-concept demonstration and to draft the program's requirements documentation.

McDonnell Douglas Awarded Contract for Weapon Systems

November 26, 2008
By Katie Packard

McDonnell Douglas Corporation has been awarded a firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the U.S. Air Force for $96 million. This action will provide small diameter bomb aircraft weapon systems on various objective aircraft.

ViaSat Receives $28 Million Contract From Boeing

November 17, 2008
By Katie Packard

ViaSat Incorporated has received a $28 million subcontract modification from the Boeing Company for the Family of Advanced Beyond-Line-of-Sight Terminals program. As part of the Boeing team, ViaSat is developing protected communication equipment that is designed to provide the U.S. government with secure strategic and tactical communications.

Boeing Selects BAE Systems to Provide Digital Electronic Warfare Suite for International F-15s

November 3, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has selected BAE Systems' electronics, intelligence and support division to provide the next-generational digital electronic warfare suite (DEWS) for future international versions of the F-15 multirole fighter aircraft. During the initial phases of the program, BAE Systems will produce DEWS test units and support Boeing's efforts to integrate the system into the F-15 weapon platform.

Boeing Awarded Contract to Continue Testing Advanced Tactical Laser

October 15, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has been awarded a U.S. Air Force extended user evaluation (EUE) contract valued at up to $30 million to continue testing the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL), a C-130H aircraft equipped with a high-energy chemical laser and a beam control system. The EUE will expand the envelope of the ATL and further demonstrate how this ultra-precision engagement capability can assist warfighters on the battlefield.

Boeing Modifies Air Force Contract

October 8, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company and the U.S. Air Force are modifying a firm-fixed-price contract not to exceed $523.4 million. This contract action will provide total system support for the C-17 weapon system, including program management, sustaining logistics, material and equipment management, sustaining engineering, depot-level aircraft maintenance, engine management, long-term sustainment planning, Air Logistics Center partnering support, depot activation and support of Air Force and Foreign Military Sales operators of the C-17.

Boeing Awarded Contract for B-52 Advanced Targeting

October 1, 2008
By Katie Packard

The Boeing Company has received a $15 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop advanced targeting capabilities for the B-52 Stratofortress. The software upgrades will include improvements for transmitting video and targeting information from the targeting pod to friendly forces and will reduce flight crew workload. These capabilities will enable better close air support for ground troops and prepare the most versatile aircraft in the U.S. inventory for future enhancements of the flight crew's situational awareness. The contract also calls for the development of software that will better use new technologies such as the B-52 multi-function color display and a digital-integrated hand controller.

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