Boeing Wins $2.2Bn Order for P-8A Poseidon

After Norway’s order for five P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, signed March 29 in Oslo, Boeing has been awarded a $2.2 billion contract to produce 17 Poseidons for the US Navy and foreign customers. (Boeing photo)

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $2,196,638,752 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for the manufacture and delivery of 17 Lot 8 full-rate production P-8A aircraft for the Navy (11), foreign military sales (2), and cooperative agreement partners (4); and long lead parts associated with the manufacture of 10 Lot 9 P-8A aircraft for the Navy (7) and the foreign military sales partners (3).

In addition, this modification also provides for Lot 8 segregable efforts consisting of unknown obsolescence, class I change assessment, obsolescence monitoring, and integrated baseline/program management reviews.

Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington (80 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (3 percent); Greenlawn, New York (2.8 percent); outside the U.S. (1.7 percent); North Amityville, New York (1.1 percent); Rockford, Illinois (0.9 percent); Rancho Santa Margarita, California (0.7 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (0.6 percent); and various locations within the U.S. (9.2 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2020.

Fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy); cooperative agreement; and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $1,748,799,516 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

This contract combines purchase for the Navy ($1,447,499,092; 65.9 percent); cooperative agreement partners ($476,809,236; 21.7 percent); and foreign military sales partners ($272,330,424; 12.4 percent).

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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