February 2, 2004 AIR FORCE McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $642,131,958 firm fixed price contract to provide for Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) Lot 8 guidance kits. Quantity is 32,570. The JDAM weapon system provides the Air Force and the Navy with an improved aerial delivery capability for existing 500, 1000 and 2000-pound bombs. The JDAM is a strap-on kit with Inertial Navigation System/Global Positioning System capability. Locations of ...


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