This article is included in these additional categories:

Bombs - Smart | Contracts - Modifications | Engineering Vehicles | Other Corporation | USA

$8.6M for Precision Weapon Fuzes

For more on this and other stories, please consider purchasing a membership.
If you are already a subscriber, login to your account.
JDAM Kaman Dayron in Orlando, FL recently received an $8.6 million firm-fixed-price contract modification. The money will be used to increase the manufacturing capacity for the Joint Programmable Fuze (JPF) system via a second production line and design modifications, in order to achieve a production rate commensurate with a projected increase in government demand. The JPF is a state-of-art fuze system used with precision weapon systems like the JDAM GPS-guided bomb, and offers variable delay settings that may be programmed manually or from the cockpit through its in-flight reprogramming feature. Work will be performed at Kaman Aerospace Corp. in Bloomfield, CT. Solicitations began in September 2005, negotiations were complete April 2006, and work will be complete September 2007. The Air Armament Center at Eglin Air Force Base, FL issued the contract (F08626-98-C-0006/ P00065).

One Source: Hundreds of programs; Thousands of links, photos, and analyses

DII brings a complete collection of articles with original reporting and research, and expert analyses of events to your desktop – no need for multiple modules, or complex subscriptions. All supporting documents, links, & appendices accompany each article.

Benefits

  • Save time
  • Eliminate your blind spots
  • Get the big picture, quickly
  • Keep up with the important facts
  • Stay on top of your projects or your competitors

Features

  • Coverage of procurement and doctrine issues
  • Timeline of past and future program events
  • Comprehensive links to other useful resources