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Boeing Space Wins Laser Support Contract (Mar. 5)




Boeing Defense and Space Group, Seattle is being awarded a $65,894,025 cost-plus-award fee contract modification to provide for action that definitizes the effort to procure component spares and fabrication of these components into higher-level sub-assemblies to reduce integration and test risk identified in the airborne laser fiscal year 2001 supplemental funding request.

Included are critical beam control and fire control, and laser components to eliminate serial path is schedule, critical beam control and fire control component spares and laser long-lead items, and an effort to secure information system across airborne laser test facilities, and the augmentation of airworthiness and safety tasks.

At this time, $34,076,824 of the funds has been obligated.

This work will be completed by September 2004. This effort will be performed at Lockheed Martin Missile and Space, Sunnyvale, Calif. (45%), and TRW Space and Electronics Group, Redondo Beach, Calif. (43%), and other locations.

The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity

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