Boeing Wins $52M to Provide Navy Aircraft Assembly, Testing

Boeing (NYSE: BA) won nearly $52 million in contracts for work on F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft, the Defense Department announced Friday.

The awards consist of a a potential $30, 050, 000 contract awarded by the Defense Logistics Agency and a $22, 034, 515 U.S. Navy delivery order.

Under the DLA contract, Boeing will provide F/A-18 inner wing assemblies.

The Pentagon expects Boeing to complete its work in St. Louis by February 2013.

The DLA’s aviation office in Philadelphia is the contracting activity.

Under the Navy delivery order, Boeing will perform follow-on test and evaluation for F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft.

Boeing will perform the majority of work at the Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Md and the rest in St. Louis, Bethpage, N.Y. and El Segundo, Calif.

The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River is the contracting activity.

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