Military

Boeing Awarded Navy T-45 Contract Option

By Tish Drake | May 2, 2011

Boeing was awarded a $10.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to exercise the option for the procurement of hardware and support associated with the T-45 Required Avionics Modernization Program. This procurement of 30 T-45 retrofit kits will include one additional spare mission display processor and associated engineering support efforts. , Upgrades include head down displays, upgraded Pilot’s Display Unit (PDU), a MIL-STD-1553 data bus, standby instruments common to other platforms, and government furnished Multi-Function Color Displays and Global Positioning System-based navigation system.

Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in September 2014, according to the Department of Defense.

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