Block I modification upgrades for the U.S. Navy's fleet of Boeing 707-320B/C-based E-6B Mercury TACAMO (Take Charge and Move Out) aircraft will be provided by Rockwell Collins under a $79 million contract awarded on March 31 by NAVAIR's E-6 Program Office (PMA-271). The E-6B is used as a nuclear submarine liaison and strategic airborne command post aircraft. Rockwell Collins is partnered with L-3 Communications, which has a $25 million share of the new E-6B contract. Currently, the contract ...

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