14-Mar-2023 Source: US DoD
Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, is awarded a $53,600,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized order (N0001923F2572) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N0001922G0002). This order provides non-recurring engineering to qualify a V-22 Gearbox Vibration Monitoring/Osprey Drive System safety and health information system in support of providing earlier detection of degrading gearbox components to allow proactive maintenance and potential mitigation of drive system failure modes across all V-22 Osprey variants for the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy. Work will be performed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (44%); Bell Fort Worth, Texas (39%); Santa Clara, California (2.2%); and various locations within the continental U.S. (14.8%), and is expected to be completed in December 2024. Fiscal 2022 aircraft procurement (Navy) in the amount of $23,800,000; and fiscal 2022 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $2,500,000 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.