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Contractor: Bell-Boeing Joint Program Office
Bell-Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $17,692,671 ceiling-priced cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for hardware and software development and risk reduction efforts associated with the identification of a common avionics MV/CV-22 mission systems upgrade (MSU). The MSU will consist of hardware and software components of the advanced mission computer and displays, tactical aircraft moving map capability, and terrain avoidance weapons system systems. Work will be performed in Philadelphia, Pa., (50.8 percent); Bloomington, Minn., (36.9 percent); and St. Louis, Mo., (12.3 percent), and is expected to be completed in Jun. 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00091-08-C-0024).
Total Contract Value: $17,692,671