US Navy Provides Additional Funding for Development of F/A-18E/F IRST Block II Sensor


Released on Friday, August 17, 2018
United States of America
F/A-18E/F IRST
IRST Block II
IRST - InfraRed Search and Track
US - United States
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $152,485,214 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to design, development, integrate and test the Infrared Search and Track System (IRST) Block II, Phase II engineering change as a replacement to the IRST Block I system in support of the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (86 percent); and St. Louis, Missouri (14 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2021. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $13,000,000 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1022).

Source: https://www.defense.gov/News/Contracts/Contract-View/Article/1605935/source/GovDelivery/

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