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Contractor: Boeing Launch Services
Department: Air Force
Boeing Launch Services of Huntington Beach, Calif., is being awarded a modified contract for $20,000,000. This contract modification will authorize Boeing to perform demonstration testing on a rebuilt RS-68 engine, labeled 10009. The launch and range systems wing is currently tracking several “low-medium” risks on the RS-68 engine. The government has authorized work under the Assured Access to Space initiative to develop hardware that will reduce or element these risks and increase the reliability of the RS-68 engine. In order to certify this hardware as flight worthy, a certain number of tests must be performed. At this time $20,000,000 has been obligated. El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8816-06-C-0001, Modification Number P00026).
Total Contract Value: $20,000,000