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Contractor: Boeing Aerospace Operations
Boeing Aerospace Operations, Oklahoma City, Okla., is being awarded a $28,873,959 cost-plus fixed-fee contract for non-recurring engineering, installation, and test of the Internet Protocol and Bandwidth Expansion (IPBE) Phase 1 on one E-6B aircraft. The purpose of the IPBE Phase 1 is to install commercial satellite and line of sight radio equipment to allow for increased data capabilities and global Communications/Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) on the E-6B aircraft. Work will be performed in Wichita, Kan. (84 percent); Oklahoma City, Okla. (14 percent); and Seattle, Wash. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2010. 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 (N00019-08-C-0053).
Total Contract Value: $28,873,959