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Boeing Gets $102.3M Bridge for KC-10/KDC-10 Logistics Support Contract

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USAF KC-10(click to view full) Boeing Aerospace Operations in San Antonio, TX received a $102.3 million modified contract for KC-10/KDC-10 aerial tanker logistics support for the period Oct 1/09 through Jan 1/10. The modified contract is a “bridge” to a 10-year logistics support contract that is expected to be awarded at the end of September 2009, according to Boeing’s Deborah VanNierop. Boeing secured the previous 10-year KC-10/KDC-10 logistics support contract, which expired at the end of January 2008. Boeing then received a number of contract extensions to take the company through the end of September 2009, when the new 10-year logistics support contract is expected to be awarded, noted VanNierop. The $102.3 million bridge would cover the hand over of work to a new contractor should Boeing not win the new 10-year contract, she said. The competition for the 10-year KC-10/KDC-10 logistics support contract pits Boeing against Northrop Grumman… The 10-year logistics support contract could be worth up to $3.8 billion. As DID observed in a previous article, each firm offers interesting assets on the aircraft maintenance side. Boeing can point to the C-17’s performance-based Globemaster Sustainment Partnership, while Northrop Grumman can point to success with an even more advanced […]

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