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Boeing Wins $296M Order for JDAM Kits

McDonnell Douglas Corp., St Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $296,011,228 firm-fixed-price with cost reimbursement contract. This contract is for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Lot 11 Guided Vehicle (GV) kits, with a quantity of 12,889.

The JDAM weapon system provides the Air Force and the Navy with an improved aerial delivery capability for existing 500, 1,000 and 2,000-pound bombs. The JDAM is a kit with Inertial Navigation System (INS/Global Positioning System (GPS) capability.

At this time, total funds have been obligated. Solicitations began July 2006 and negotiations were complete November 2006. This work will be complete March 2009.

Headquarters Air-to-Ground Munitions Systems Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8681-07-C-0002).

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