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Boeing Wins $317M For Wideband Global Satellite 10

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $317.7 million contract modification to build a global communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force, the Defense Department announced Friday.

The company’s satellite systems unit will produce, process, launch and provide on-orbit activation for the tenth satellite in the Wideband Global SATCOM constellation.

Work in El Segundo, Calif. will occur through March 31, 2018 and Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity.

In September 2011, the Chicago-based aerospace and defense contractor won an estimated $1.1 billion modification to produce Wideband vehicles seven through nine.

The company is also providing launch site activities and early on-orbit operations for those vehicles and updating digital channelizers on satellites eight and nine.

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