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Bell Wins Extra $162M for UH-1Y, AH-1Z Initial Production

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $162,279,829 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive fee contract (N00019-06-C-0086) to exercise an option for the Fiscal Year 2007 Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot IV procurement of nine (9) UH-1Y aircraft and two (2) AH-1Z aircraft.

Work will be performed in Hurst, Texas (80 percent) and Amarillo, Texas (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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Pentagon Contract Announcement