Bell-Boeing awarded $13M contract for V-22 flight control software updates

Bell-Boeing awarded $13M contract for V-22 flight control software updates 3 Jan, 18, Source: US DoD

Bell-Boeing JPO, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $12,797,722 for cost-plus- fixed-fee delivery order N0001917F1034 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0002) in support of the V-22.  This order procures mission management and flight control software updates to cockpit displays that will provide aircrews with more situational awareness and improved flight control during brown-out conditions.  This is one phase in a multi-phase effort to improve overall aircraft performance and crew situational awareness in a degraded visual environment.  Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed in December 2019.  Fiscal 2016 and 2017 budget program (Air Force); and fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $12,797,722 will be obligated at time of award, $11,912,722 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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