BDU-45 Practice Bomb
The BDU-45 is a 500 lb. Navy practice bomb. On 26 November 1996 Intercontinental Manufacturing Co., Garland, Texas, was awarded a $14,627,530 firm fixed price contract for 8,387 BDU-45 and 13,318 BDU-50 500-pound bomb bodies. Work was completed by 31 December 1997. On 30 September 1997 Intercontinental Mfg. Co. was awarded a $14,559,980 modification to a $29,187,511 firm-fixed-price contract for the purchase of BDU-45 and BDU-50 bomb bodies. Work was completed by 31 December 1998. On 27 September 27 1999 DATRON Inc., Intercontinental Manufacturing Division, Garland, Texas, was awarded a $15,746,748 modification to firm-fixed-price contract DAAA09-98-C-0026, for the purchase of 3,300 bomb bodies (MK84-6), 1,575 bomb bodies (MK84-4), and 3,125 bomb bodies (BDU-56), a portion of which were for the country of Canada. Work was expected to be completed by June 30, 2001. On the same day, Intercontinental Manufacturing Division was also awarded a $19,189,995 modification to firm-fixed-price contract DAAA09-98-C-0074, for 513 bomb bodies (MK82), 8,425 bomb bodies (MK83), and 7,640 bomb bodies (BDU-45), a portion of which are for the country of France. Work was expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2002. The US Army Armament, Munitions & Chemical Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity.
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