$31.4M for 9,000 Anti-Jam JDAMs
Boeing Co. subsidiary McDonnell Douglas in Saint Louis, MO received a $31.4 million contract to convert 9,000 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) selective availability anti-spoofing modules (SAASM) procured under JDAM Lot 9 to selective availability anti-spoofing module/anti-jam (SAASM/AJ) configuration, and procure anti-jam non-recurring equipment.
The JDAM is a strap-on kit for existing 500, 1000 and 2000-pounds bombs with Inertial Navigation System (INS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) capability, turning ordinary bombs into “smart” bombs.
Work will be performed in McDonnell Douglas in Saint Louis, MO (75%) and Honeywell Inc.’s Motion and Sensor Products Operation in Minneapolis, MN (25%). Solicitations began and negotiations were complete June 2005, and work will be complete February 2007. The Air-to-Ground Munitions Systems Wing in Eglin Air Force Base, FL issued the contract (F A8681-05-C-0033).