Boeing is awarded a $73.2 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy in support of the Lot 91 full rate production of Harpoon missiles.
“This modification extends the period of performance and provides additional funding for long lead material in support of the Lot 91 full rate production of Harpoon missiles for the governments of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Thailand, Korea, Brazil and Japan”, said a Pentagon statement announcing the contract award.
The contract work will be performed in St. Charles, Missouri (54%); McKinney, Texas (23%); Toledo, Ohio (8%); Burnley, United Kingdom (3%); Middletown, Connecticut (2%); Grove, Oklahoma (2%); and various locations within the continental U.S. (8%). Work is expected to be complete by December 2023.
This modification combines purchases for the governments of Saudi Arabia ($63,135,788; 86%); Qatar ($7,274,491; 10%); Thailand ($1,763,513; 2%); Korea ($514,890; 1%); Brazil ($469,535; 1%); and Japan ($41,782; 1%). The U.S. epartment of Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) at Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-19-C-0016) (P00013).
Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon weapon designed to execute anti-ship missions against a range of surface targets. It can be launched from surface ships, submarines, and aircraft.