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$16.3M Awarded for P-3 Orion Testing, Fixes

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L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, Greenville, TX is being awarded a not-to-exceed value of $16.3M firm-fixed-price, time and materials contract to conduct Enhanced Special Structural Inspections (ESSIs) and Center Wing Replacement on P-3 patrol aircraft. High fatigue areas were discovered during P-3 Service Life Assessment Program fatigue testing, and the ESSIs are needed to determine exactly what needs to be replaced. Work will be performed in Greenville, TX, and is expected to be completed in December 2007. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD issued the contract (# N00019-05-C-0038).

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