Bell-Boeing to upgrade CV-22 tiltrotor avionics with dual digital map navigation system
PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 27 Feb. 2011. Military avionics experts at the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, will upgrade the avionics of the CV-22 Special Operations Forces (SOF) variant of the V-22 vertical lift, multimission aircraft under terms of a $13.1 million contract announced Friday.
The CV-22 provides long-range, high-speed infiltration, exfiltration, and resupply to Special Forces teams in hostile, denied, and politically sensitive areas.
Bell-Boeing will do work on the contract in Philadelphia and Fort Worth, Texas, and should be finished by December 2015.