Boeing-Bell JV Secures $70M Navy Funds to Update MV-22 Aircraft Configuration

Boeing-Bell JV Secures $70M Navy Funds to Update MV-22 Aircraft Configuration - top government contractors - best government contracting eventA joint venture of Bell Helicopter and Boeing has received a $69.6 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to update the configuration of three MV-22 Osprey aircraft units.

Under the modification, the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will apply Block C upgrades to MV-22 aircraft as part of a common configuration-readiness and modernization effort for the V-22 fleet, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

The Navy will obligate the modification’s entire amount at the time of award from fiscal 2017 and fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement funds.

Bell-Boeing JPO will perform work at various locations in Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah, as well as in other various U.S.-based facilities.

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