Bell-Boeing awarded $21M contract for V-22 software sustainment

Bell-Boeing awarded $21M contract for V-22 software sustainment 3 Jan, 18, Source: US DoD

Bell-Boeing JPO, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $20,596,160 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order N0001917F1011 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0002) in support of the V-22.  This order provides for fleet software sustainment that includes engineering and technical support for the V-22 flight control system and on-aircraft avionics software; flight test planning and coordination of changed avionics and flight control configuration; upgrade planning of avionics and flight controls, including performance of qualification testing and integration testing on software products.  Work will be performed at Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (89 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (11 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2019.  Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy); fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Air Force); and fiscal 2018 budget program (Air Force) funds in the amount of $20,596,160 will be obligated at time of award, $18,265,529 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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