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Bell-Boeing Wins $1Bn for V-22 Osprey (Dec 29)

Bell-Boeing Joint Program Office, Patuxent River, Md., is being awarded an advance acquisition contract for long lead components associated with the manufacture and delivery of 14 fiscal 2007 Lot 11 MV-22 and 2 fiscal 2007 Lot 11 CV-22 aircraft.

The estimated ceiling value for this effort is $1,058,600,000. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pa. (50 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (35 percent); and Amarillo, Texas (15 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N00019-06-C-0292).

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Pentagon Contract Announcement