Aerospace and defense major The Boeing Company has won three defense contracts on Dec 30. The largest one is worth $750 million. It came from the U.S. Air Force for the continued support and maintenance work on the B-1 bomber. This contract win involves work in Oklahoma City with Tinker Air Force Base appointed as the contracting party. The contract will continue till Dec 31, 2014 at least. Under this deal, Boeing will offer complete design engineering work, maintenance engineering, computer network support, technical analysis, and other work on the aircraft and weapons systems. This contract takes in a one-year base period and four one-year extension options.
The second one is a delivery order valued at $46.6 million. It was issued as per a prior signed basic ordering agreement to offer integrated logistics and engineering services on F/A-18A-D and F/A-18E/F fighter jets, and also on EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft, operated by the U.S. Navy and the militaries of Australia, Canada, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Spain, and Switzerland. Work will be concluded in Dec 2014.
The final contract is a $22.2 million delivery order issued as per an earlier basic ordering agreement. This is mainly to supply automated maintenance environment integrated software for F/A-18E/F fighters and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft operated by the U.S. Navy and the Australian military only. The work on this contract will be finished by Dec 2015.