Boeing has been awarded a USD17.7 million contract by the U.S. Navy for companies in help of P-8A maritime patrol and reconnaissance plane.
On 12 July, the Division of Protection (DoD) has introduced that Boeing is awarded $17,784,201 for modification PO201105 to supply order 2011 beforehand issued towards primary ordering settlement N00019-16-G-0001.
In response to the assertion by the DoD, this modification gives for provides and companies in help of P-8A check plane check operations, upkeep and help operation of the Naval Air System Command’s System Integration Laboratory, and upkeep and help operation of check tools and check asset help tools.
Work on the brand new contract will likely be carried out on the Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, Maryland (90 p.c); Dallas, Texas (5 p.c); and Seattle, Washington (5 p.c), and is anticipated to be accomplished in July 2019.
Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon is a multi-role maritime patrol plane, geared up with sensors and weapons methods for anti-submarine warfare, in addition to surveillance and search and rescue missions. Additionally it is efficient at humanitarian and search and rescue missions.
A by-product of the Subsequent-Era 737-800, the P-Eight combines superior efficiency and reliability with a complicated mission system that ensures most interoperability sooner or later battle house.