Boeing to Provide P-8A to Australia
The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $101,585,021 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for the integrated logistics support and site activation for full-rate production II and III (Lots 6 and 7) of the P-8A aircraft for the Navy and the government of Australia. Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington (50 percent); St. Louis, Missouri (25 percent); Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (23 percent); and Huntington Beach, California (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2018. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $60,218,768; and cooperative partner funds in the amount of $635,025, will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($99, 935,547; 98 percent) and the government of Australia ($1,649,474; 2 percent) under a cooperative agreement. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.