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Boeing Awarded $166M for C-17 Support (Dec. 24)

McDonnell Douglas Corp., Long Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $166,732,000 firm fixed price contract modification to provide for sustainment of the fleet of C-17 aircraft from January through February 2004.

Approximately 3% of this effort supports foreign military sales to the United Kingdom.

The locations of performance are: McDonnell Douglas Corp., Long Beach, Calif. (43%); Pratt & Whitney, 500 Knotter Drive, Chesshire, Conn. 06410 (32%), and other locations. At this time, $126,049,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by October 2008. Solicitation began January 2003 and Negotiations were completed November 2003.

The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Pentagon Contract Announcement