Growler

April 29, 2020
 

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $9,669,789 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00034) to previously awarded contract N00019-16-C-0032. This modification provides engineering, manufacturing and development support to integrate BRR3.1 software to the Next Generation Jammer on Boeing EA-18G Growler carrier-based electronic warfare aircraft, resulting in BRR3.1 software initial operating capability. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be complete by December 2020. Fiscal 2020 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,000,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

April 23, 2020
 

General Electric Aviation Systems, Vandalia, Ohio, is awarded a $72,479,880 modification (P00009) to previously-awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N-00019-18-C-0004). This modification exercises options to procure 140 generator converter units (GCUs) G3 to G4 conversion kits, 260 G4 GCUs and 140 wiring harnesses in support of F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and E/A-18G Growler warfare aircraft electrical systems. Work will be performed in Vandalia, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by December 2022. Fiscal year 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $72,479,880 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

April 1, 2020
 

GBL Systems Corp.,* Camarillo, California, is awarded a $7,425,890 modification (P00022) to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee order N68335-18-F-0004 under basic ordering agreement N68335-15-G-0026. Work will be performed in Camarillo, California, and exercises the option to continue research in support of the integration of critical technologies developed under Small Business Innovation Research Topic N04-174 entitled, "Intelligent Software Agents for Automating EA-18 Combat Functions." This effort will reduce risk by improving user interaction with mission data file development, test, and evaluation tools at Joint Reprogramming Enterprise facilities in support of Navy and various Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.

February 4, 2020
 
Boeing and the U.S. Navy have demonstrated that one EA-18G Growler can be used to autonomously control two others. Credit: Boeing

Boeing and the U.S. Navy successfully flew two autonomously controlled EA-18G Growlers at Naval Air Station Patuxent River as unmanned air systems using a third Growler as a mission controller for the other two, Boeing has announced.

The flights, conducted during the Navy Warfare Development Command’s annual fleet experiment (FLEX) exercises, proved the effectiveness of technology allowing F/A-18 Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers to perform combat missions with unmanned systems.

May 3, 2018
 

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, was awarded $25,160,073 for a modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for development of the Next Generation Jammer, Mid-Band, known as the AN/ALQ-249. The modification gives the Navy additional structural analysis and structural design efforts in support of the engineering and manufacturing development of the AN/ALQ-249, including static and fatigue requirements. Work will be performed in El Segundo (52 percent); Dallas, Texas (47 percent); and Ft.

June 15, 2016
 
Boeing is being awarded a $33,863,858 task order for integrated logistics support and sustaining engineering services in support of F/A-18 A-F and EA-18G aircraft for the Navy and the governments of Australia, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Switzerland, Canada and Spain.

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, is being awarded a $33,863,858 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order (0006) against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00019-16-G-0001) for integrated logistics support and sustaining engineering services in support of F/A-18 A-F and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia; Switzerland, Canada and Spain. Services to be provided include engineering, provisioning, information systems, technical data updates, support equipment engineering, training and software integration support. Work will be performed in St.

April 20, 2016
 

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $27,761,364 modification to exercise an option to delivery order 0046 previously issued against basic ordering agreement N68335-10-G-0012. This option provides for the production, verification and delivery of the test program sets (TPS) produced for the EA-18G Growler Airborne Electronic Attack suite. The TPSs will provide support for the EA-18G Growler. Work will be performed in St.

April 8, 2016
 
Boeing is being awarded a contract to provide for the preliminary work associated with integration of the Next Generation Jammer Pod onto the EA-18G aircraft.

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $19,900,000 cost reimbursement contract to provide for the preliminary work associated with the engineering change proposal 6472 integration of the Next Generation Jammer Pod onto the EA-18G aircraft. This effort will ensure the development, preparation and delivery of the aircraft modification design is suitable for the engineering and manufacturing development stage of the Next Generation Jammer Pod program. Work will be performed in St.

July 31, 2015
 

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, is being awarded a $20,517,876 delivery order (0061) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-10-G-0012) for peculiar support equipment for the initial outfitting of the Navy emerging squadron stand-ups of the EA-18G aircraft and intermediate level (I-Level) support for the Royal Australian Air Force. The Navy-related peculiar support equipment is required to perform both organizational level and I-level maintenance on the Navy aircraft. The Royal Australian Air Force-related peculiar support equipment will support an additional 12 EA-18G aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis and is expected to be completed in July 2017.

July 8, 2014
 

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, is being awarded $20,753,552 for delivery order 0201 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for non-recurring engineering and associated program management, logistics and spares for the AEA-18G aircraft in support of the government of Australia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

July 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $17,001,833 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (#2049) against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for phase I of the next generation jammer (NGJ) pod hardware integration in support of the EA-18G aircraft. The phase I hardware integration will ensure the development, preparation and delivery of the aircraft modification design is suitable for the technology development stage of the NGJ pod program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

May 13, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
L-3 Communications Corp., San Carlos, Calif., is being awarded an $8,419,810 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to establish a depot for repair of the L8003 output traveling wave tube used in the AN/ALQ-99 (V) Band 4 pod on E/A-6B Prowler and E/A-18 Growler aircraft. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity. 

May 13, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
L-3 Communications Corp., San Carlos, Calif., is being awarded an $8,419,810 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to establish a depot for repair of the L8003 output traveling wave tube used in the AN/ALQ-99 (V) Band 4 pod on E/A-6B Prowler and E/A-18 Growler aircraft. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity. 

May 6, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman, Bethpage, N.Y. is being awarded $7 million for ceiling-priced delivery order #7168 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the repair of 13 line items on the advanced electronic attack system used on the EA-18G Growler aircraft. The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.