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Contracts - Awards | Helicopters & Rotary | USA

$104.2M for Initial 7 Helicopters in H-1 Upgrade Program

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Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. in Fort Worth, TX received a $104.2 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0001) for the H-1 upgrade program covering the Marines' UH-1 Hueys and AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters. The funds exercise an option for FY 2005 low rate initial production lot II procurement of 3 AH-1Z Super Cobras, and 4 UH-1Y aircraft. Work will be performed in Amarillo, TX and is expected to be complete in December 2007. The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD issued the contract modification.

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