Boeing awarded B-52H SWING contract
28 Jun 2006
On June 28th, 2006, Boeing was awarded a U.S. Air Force contract worth up to USD 150 million to support new weapons integration efforts on the B-52H bomber.
The B-52 Smart Weapons Integration Next Generation (SWING) program will include integration of the Extended Range versions of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile, Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser and Joint Direct Attack Munitions and possibly the integration of the Small Diameter Bomb and Boost Phase Interceptor.
The contract will also be used to integrate the Universal Armament Interface -- the next generation interface between the mission planning system, aircraft platform, and weapons -- onto the B-52.