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US C-17s to Receive More LAIRCMs & Other Improvements

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LAIRCM on C-17 The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH has issued a pair of contracts to Boeing subsidiary McDonnell Douglas in Long Beach, CA. The contracts are related to the C-17 Globemaster III sustainment partnership support framework. One contract is a $54.8 million firm-fixed-price contract modification to the C-17 Globemaster III sustainment partnership (GSP) contract. It incorporates an undefinitized contract action for large aircraft infrared countermeasures (LAIRCM) small laser turret assembly installs and difference engineering. Work will be complete by March 2008 (FA8614-04-C-2004/P00095). LAIRCM Concept(click to view full) Another is a $49.7 million time and material contract modification to the C-17 GSP to increase funding for FY04 material improvement projects (MIPs) for non-recurring engineering and retrofit. This estimated annual program does not identify specific MIPs to be performed, just general requirements; but the FY04 time & materials ceiling amount for contract line item 0014AA is increased by $49.7 million for a total ceiling amount of $152 million. This work will be complete in December 2007 (FA8614-04-C-2004/P00105).

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