Up to $2.9B to Boeing to Support F/A-18 Super Hornets Over Next Decade
Boeing subsidiary McDonnell Douglas Corp. in St. Louis, MO received a base five-year, $995 million, firm-fixed-price requirements, performance-based logistics support contract for the US Navy’s new 3rd-4th generation F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighters. This contract includes one five-year base period, with an additional five-year option period that would bring the total estimated value of the contract to $2.9 billion if exercised.
Work will be performed in St. Louis, MO and the five-year base period will end in September 2010. This contract was not competitively procured; McDonnell Douglas is the Super Hornet’s original manufacturer. The US Naval Inventory Control Point issued the contract (N00383-06-D-0001J). See all DID articles related to the F/A-18 Super Hornet.