Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued July 25, 2011)
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $549,999,711 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-10-C-0015) for long lead materials and components associated with the manufacture and delivery of 19 Lot Eight UH-1Y new-build aircraft; eight AH-1Z remanufactured aircraft; and six Lot Eight AH-1Z new-build aircraft.

This modification is the production definitization of the AAC to include negotiated Lot Eight aircraft pricing.

Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (60 percent), and Amarillo, Texas (40 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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