Deals this week: Boeing, Sea Box, Rockwell Collins


The Boeing Company has secured a contract worth $349.16m for a ground-based strategic deterrent programme.

The contract will require Boeing to provide technology maturation and risk reduction for a low technical risk total system replacement of Minuteman III for the US Air Force’s (USAF) intercontinental ballistic missiles operational requirements.

Awarded by the US Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, US, the contract is scheduled for completion in August 2020.

Sea Box Inc has been selected to supply ammunition-grade side-opening intermodal shipping containers to the USAF.

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hill Air Force Base, the contract will run until February 2023.

Rockwell Collins Inc has received a contract worth $10.65m to provide maintenance and sustainment services to the USAF's KC-10 avionics system.

"The contract will require Boeing to provide technology maturation and risk reduction for a low technical risk total system replacement of Minuteman III for the USAF’s intercontinental ballistic missiles operational requirements."

The deal has been awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, US, and is expected to be completed in February 2027.

Xtera Communications Inc has secured a contract to provide the Puerto Rico submarine fibre optic cable system for the Guantánamo Bay naval base.

Valued at $43.14m, the contract has been awarded by the US Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, St Clair County, Illinois, US.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc has won an $18.77m contract to provide depot maintenance capability for the USAF's software management system.

Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, US, the contract will run through September 2019.