The Boeing Co., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been awarded a $46,719,474 fixed-price-incentive-firm, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and cost-no-fee contract for seven full-rate production Combat Network Communication Technology upgrade kits for the B-52 bomber. Contractor will provide seven upgrade kits along with associated support equipment, and installation engineering support for the Air Force program depot maintenance line. This contract also provides for 21 retrofit kits to convert previously purchased B-52 Combat Network Communication Technology kits from a low-rate initial production configuration to the full-rate production configuration.
The Boeing Company, Wichita, Kansas, was awarded a $12 million contract modification for a future beyond line of sight (BLOS) communication capability with the advanced extremely high frequency family of advanced BLOS terminals on the B-52. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
Boeing Company Integrated Defense Systems, Wichita, Kansas, was awarded an $11 million contract modification, which will provide B-52 software updates to expand the offensive avionics system operational capabilities to correct deficiencies. Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity.