U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
|FOR RELEASE AT||No. 624-07|
|5 p.m. ET||May 22, 2007|
Raytheon Aircraft Co., Wichita, Kan., is being awarded a $51,015,778 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for the production of parts with a 21-month lead-time for aircraft items. These aircraft production items are being procured in accordance with a Secretary of the Air Force approved Berry Amendment waiver. This action mitigates the schedule and cost risk to the T-6 aircraft production line by purchasing critical-path parts with exceptionally long lead-times prior to the award of the production contract. By initiating production of these parts today the Government will be prepared to deliver training aircraft and training devices to both the Air Force and Navy training bases on time and on cost. At this time, $25,507,889 have been obligated. This work will be complete June 2008. Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8617-07-D-6151 delivery order 0001-02).
Boeing Co., Wichita, Kan., is being awarded a $49,165,697 time and materials, firm-fixed-price and cost reimbursement contract modification to definitize an undefinitized contract action which established not-to-exceed CY 07 time and materials rate and a not-to-exceed firm-fixed-price each for option VIII for this contract. The acquisition is for the procurement of sustaining engineering services to support the B-52H Stratofortress aircraft fleet. The engineering services will be provided on individual engineering assignment. At this time, $649,937 have been obligated. This work will be complete December 2007. Headquarters Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (F34601-99-C-0006/P00246).
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