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Boeing Wins $766M for Combat UAV (Oct. 13)

Boeing Co., McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $766,696,178 modification to a previously awarded other transaction for prototypes agreement to design, develop and fabricate three full-scale X-45C Joint Unmanned Combat Air Systems (J-UCAS) air vehicles and two mission control elements, integrate them with the J-UCAS Common Operating System to meet Air Force and Navy mission capability objectives, and conduct an operational experiment and assessment.

Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (80 percent), El Segundo, Calif. (4 percent), Cincinnati, Ohio (2 percent), Goleta, Calif. (2 percent), Lynn, Mass. (2 percent) and multiple other locations (one percent or less at each location) and will be completed in March 2010. Funds will not expire at the end of this fiscal year. This is a follow on to a competitive award.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-99-9-0003). (ends)
Pentagon Contract Announcement