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$113.7M to Modify C-17s Under the GSP

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(click to view full) Boeing subsidiary McDonnell Douglas Corp. in Long Beach, CA received a $113.7 million cost-plus-fixed fee and firm-fixed-price contract modification to the C-17 Globemaster III Sustainment Partnership (GSP). They will incorporate the CY 2007 Global Reach Improvement Program (GRIP) Follow-On Retrofit Projects. At this time, $56.9 million have been obligated; work will be complete July 2009. The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH issued the contract (FA8614-04-C-2004/P00126). The GSP is an international program, with all C-17 owners participating. CY 2007 GRIP Non-Block, Block 14-16 and Block 17 Follow-On Retrofit Projects include retrofit efforts for the following projects… C-17 Blocks 14-16: # Mobility 2000 (M2K) Airline Operational Capability and Printer, # Secure Enroute Communications Package-Improved (SECOMP-1), # Communication Open Systems Architecture (COSA), # Weather Radar Replacement, # Stabilizer Struts System Redesign, C-17 Block 17, the newest variant being delivered to the USAF, Australia, Canada et. al: # Formation Flight System (FFS), # Required Navigational Performance-Improved (RNP-I) and High Frequency Data Link (HFDL), # Combat Lighting Non-Block improvements: # 400 pound Troop Seats. Carrying weight, not seat weight. # AAR-47 Defensive System kits & install, Group A aircraft only # Extended Range/On-Board Inert Gas Generating […]

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