Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $10,628,905 cost-plus fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-07-G-0008) to design and develop improvements to the interim defensive weapon system on the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft.
This delivery order includes the design, qualification testing, airworthiness substantiation; aircraft fit check and ground testing and procurement of all necessary materials and parts.
Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pa., (50 percent) and Johnson City, N.Y., (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $10,628,905 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.