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$11M for 135 BRU-55 Smart Bomb Racks

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EDO MTECH Inc. in Huntingdon Valley, PA is being awarded an $11 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 135 BRU-55 Smart Racks (Bomb Release Units), first article acceptance testing, lot acceptance testing, integrated logistics support, and technical data. BRU-55 allows carriage of two smart weapons(up to 1000lb class) on a single aircraft station. BRU-55 weapons currently consist of JSOW, 1000 lb JDAM, and WCMD. The BRU-55 uses the MIL-STD-1760 interface (A/C-to-Rack and Rack-to-Weapons). BRU-55 aircraft currently consist of the F-16 and F/A-18. Future expansion is possible to other MIL-STD-1760 aircraft and weapons....

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