7-Jan-2015 Source: US DoD
Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $21,326,083 for cost-plus- fixed-fee order 0090 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-12-G-0006) 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 (90 percent), and Fort Worth, Texas (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2015. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy and Air Force) and fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy and Air Force) funds in the amount of $21,326,083 will be obligated at time of award, $5,260,383 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.