Thursday, January 30, 2014

Contract: Bell-Boeing, $10.3M

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $10,322,803 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-09-D-0008) for additional Joint Performance Based Logistics support for the Marine Corps MV-22, and the Air Force and Special Forces Operations Command CV-22 aircraft. Work will be performed in Amarillo, Texas (50 percent) and Philadelphia, Pa. (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2014. Fiscal 2013 defense-wide procurement, Special Operations Command; Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement, Air Force; Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement, Navy; Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Air Force, Special Operations Command and Navy funds in the amount of $10,322,803 will be obligated at time of award, $8,376,278 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 01/30/14) Gulf Coast note: Hurlburt Field, Fla., is home of the Air Force Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing, which uses the CV-22 Osprey.