22-Nov-2010 Source: US DoD
Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $10,085,840 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-07-G-0008) for non-recurring efforts required to complete the fuel jettison mission management restriction removal engineering change proposal (ECP) for the Air Force CV-22. This ECP will remove the fuel jettison restriction allowing the aircrew to rapidly manage CV-22 aircraft mission gross weight. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pa. (70 percent); Dallas, Texas (20 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (7 percent); Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (2 percent); and St. Louis, Mo. (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed in August 2013. Contract funds in the amount of $10,085,840 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.