The Australian Defence Materiel Organisation has awarded the Boeing Company a five-year in service support contract for Project Wedgetail valued at $600 million. Wedgetail is Australia's airborne early warning and control aircraft program based on the Boeing 737 aircraft. Under the contract, Boeing will provide acquisition, program management, integration and engineering services.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $22 million option to continue supporting the B-52 Stratofortress bomber fleet under the Engineering Sustainment Program (ESP) contract awarded in 2009. Under the $750 million, 10-year ESP contract, the company will continue performing the necessary maintenance and upkeep of the Air Force's B-52s.
Boeing has received a $23 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Phase 2 of the B-1 Laptop Controlled Targeting Pod software upgrade. The upgrade will provide additional capability to the B-1 bomber's targeting system by allowing it to more accurately identify stationary and moving targets.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded the Boeing Company a $72 million contract for more than 2,900 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) tail kits. The company will deliver the kits in 2011 and 2012.
McDonnell Douglas Corporation, a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has been awarded a $13.7 million delivery order for the procurement of two F/A-18C/D Mid-Life Upgrade 2 validation-verification kits for the Finnish Air Force under the Foreign Military Sales program.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded the Boeing Company an $84 million follow-on contract for additional upgrades to the B-1 bomber fleet's avionics software. The contract continues a software sustainment program that has continuously improved the aircraft's operational capabilities since it entered service in 1989.
The Boeing Company has received a $5.4 million contract for the initial effort required for integrating a new satellite communication system on the U.S. Air Force B-52 fleet. The Extremely High Frequency (EHF) system will enable the exchange of information through Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminals (FAB-T), enabling communication with the B-52 from ground, air and space platforms.
The Boeing Company has received two separate contracts from the U.S. Air Force to support modernization of the service's fleet of 365 A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. The contracts have a total value of $4.2 million.
The Boeing Company has received a three-year, $156.5 million extension and modification to its Checkout, Assembly and Payload Processing Services (CAPPS) contract with NASA.
The Boeing Company has received a US$1.15 billion contract from the Canadian government for 15 new CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters.
The Boeing Company is being awarded a $335 million modification to a previously awarded contract for one P-8A multimission maritime aircraft Stage II test aircraft with mission systems and recurring and nonrecurring tasks in support of three test aircraft to make them production representative assets.
The Boeing Company has received a $44 million Low-Rate Initial Production contract for the Block 40/45 upgrade of the U.S. Air Force Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) fleet.
The Boeing Company has received a $1.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, New York, to study and demonstrate improved situational awareness, visualization and automated course-of-action processing for network environments during cyber attack.
The Boeing Company has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract valued at $42.9 million, including options to continue providing communications network design and technical engineering services on guided missile destroyers.
The Boeing Company has received a $750 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide engineering support for the B-52 bomber.
The Boeing Company has been awarded a $5.2 million U.S. Marine Corps contract to provide a solution for recovering disabled Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles from hostile areas.
The Boeing Company has received a contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) services using the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system. The contract has a potential value of $250 million.
The Boeing Company has received a $3.4 million follow-on contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with 46 additional Combat Track II airborne satellite communications systems.