2008-03-30 - V-22 Multi-Year OrderBell Boeing receives $10.4 billion Multi-Year V-22 Osprey contract
Großauftrag für Kipprotortransporter<br /> On 28 March, the Bell Boeing Program Office announced the US Department of Defense has awarded a $10.4 billion, five year Multi-Year Procurement (MYP) contract to deliver 167 V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.
The five-year contract includes 26 CV-22 aircraft for the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) and 141 MV-22 aircraft for the US Marine Corps. The contract includes an option for additional aircraft. The Bell Boeing Program Office recently celebrated the production of the 100 th V-22. "The Multi-Year Procurement sets a strong positive course for the V-22 Osprey program," said Gene Cunningham, vice president of the Bell Boeing Program Office in Amarillo. "The Government and industry teams have worked very hard to reach this agreement. The MYP contract allows the industry team to stabilize our production plans, creates savings for the taxpayer, and increases the number of aircraft being produced for the war-fighter."