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$153M more to Boeing for Bomber Mission Software

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B-2 drops JDAM Boeing has received a $153 million Mission Planning Enterprise Contract (MPEC) delivery order for a common bomber joint mission planning system for the US Air Force’s B-1 Lancer, B-2 Spirit and B-52 Stratofortress bomber aircraft. Boeing will be the lead systems integrator, teaming with BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman, and the U.S. Air Force’s Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center. Boeing is one of five contractors selected in November 2004 by the U.S. Air Force for MPEC, an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity program with a $2 billion total value over five years. B-1B: Lancer’s chargea.k.a “Power” by Dru Blair(click to view full) A mission planning system provides the best plan for an aircraft or weapon to achieve its mission, and is generated by a combination of software, hardware, and trained mission planners; MPEC will provide increased interoperability between the Air Force’s bomber force and other Department of Defense mission planning systems. According to Boeing’s corporate release, this is the fourth MPEC delivery order Boeing has received. Other Boeing deliveries included: * Boeing’s first delivery order through MPEC was a $250,000 program to begin the joint mission planning system and legacy mission planning support process. * A $9.1 million, April 2005 delivery […]

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