Boeing to provide weapons support for Navy and Kuwaiti aircraft

Boeing Aerospace Operations Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a not-to-exceed value of $92,280,378 undefinitized contract action. This cost-plus-fixed-fee, the indefinite-quantity contract provides engineering technical services in support of Naval Aviation weapon systems and all associated systems and equipment throughout their sustainment life-cycle, to include contractor field services in support of the AV-8B, EA-18G, F/A-18, C-40, and P-8A aircraft for the Navy and the government of Kuwait.

Boeing to provide weapons support for Navy and Kuwaiti aircraft 925 001 AV-8B (Picture source: Sgt. Jamean Berry)

Work will be performed in Iwakuni, Japan (17.88%); Oceana, Virginia (8.48%); Whidbey Island, Washington (8.25%); New Orleans, Louisiana (7.26%); Miramar, California (6.85%); Beaufort, South Carolina (5.45%); Kuwait (5.36%); Fort Worth, Texas (5.06%); North Island, California (5.06%); Jacksonville, Florida (4.61%); Pensacola, Florida (3.63%); Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (3.63%); Patuxent River, Maryland (3.63%); China Lake, California (3.63%); Cherry Point, North Carolina (3.63%); Yuma, Arizona, (3.63%); Fallon, Nevada (1.8%); Lemoore, California (1.8%); various locations within the continental U.S. (.3%); and various locations outside the continental U.S. (.06%), and is expected to be completed in December 2024.

Funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued; fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance funds (Navy) in the amount of $791,695 will be obligated for the first task order, all of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year.

In March Boeing was awarded $87.5 million to maintain the AV-B8 Harrier trainers for Kuwait. In 2017 the contractor received $41 million for upgrades of the AV-B8 and the F/A-18.

Work on the contract will be performed at various locations in the United States as well as Kuwait and Iwakuni, Japan and is expected to complete by December 2024.

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