Thursday, August 30, 2018
Contract: Boeing, $805.3M
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., was awarded a ceiling price $805,318,853 fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract to provide the design, development, fabrication, test, verification, certification, delivery, and support of four MQ-25A unmanned aerial refueling vehicles, including integration into the carrier air wing to provide an initial operational capability to the Navy. The work will be performed in St. Louis (45.5 percent); Indianapolis, Ind. (6.9 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (3.1 percent); Quebec, Canada (3.1 percent); Palm Bay, Fla. (2.3 percent); San Diego, Calif. (1.5 percent); and various locations inside and outside the continental U.S. (37.6 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2024. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $79,050,820 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals; three offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1012). (Source: DoD, 08/30/18) Gulf Coast note: The Navy conducts primary aviation training in the Gulf Coast region.