Boeing Received a $91.3M Contract from the US Air Force to Manufacture High-Speed Computing Systems for F-15
CHICAGO, the United States (BulgarianMilitarty.com) – Boeing received a $91.3M contract from the US Air Force to manufacture high-speed computing systems designed to process mission data on F-15 jets, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting UK Defence Journal.
The company will produce and integrate Advanced Display Core Processor II boxes into the fighter aircraft, the Department of Defense said.
DoD noted the modification represents an option under a previously awarded ADCPII Low-Rate Initial Production 3 contract and runs through December 28th, 2021.
Work will take place in St. Louis and the US military service will obligate the full amount of the modification from its fiscal 2018 and 2019 procurement funds.
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The US Air Force initially awarded a potential $317.4M contract in September 2018 for F-15 mission computer production and integration services.
An F-15E aircraft equipped with the ADCPII technology completed its first flight in 2016 at Eglin AF Base in Florida.
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Source: UK Defence Journal