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Boeing Wins $642M Order For JDAM Kits (Feb. 3)

McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $642,131,958 firm fixed price contract to provide for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Lot 8 guidance kits.

Quantity is 32,570.

The JDAM weapon system provides the Air Force and the Navy with an improved aerial delivery capability for existing 500, 1000 and 2000-pound bombs. The JDAM is a strap-on kit with Inertial Navigation System/Global Positioning System capability.

Locations of performance are McDonnell Douglas, St. Louis, Mo. and Honeywell Incorporated, Minneapolis, Minn. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by February 2006. Solicitation began December 2003 and Negotiations were completed January 2004.

The Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity.

Pentagon Contract Announcement