Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received two foreign military sales contracts worth approximately $6.5 billion combined from the U.S. Air Force to deliver fighter jets and an aerial refueling aircraft to Qatar and Japan.
The company’s defense, space and security business will provide 36 new F-15QA fighter jets for Qatar’s air force under a potential $6.2 billion contract that will run through Dec. 30, 2022, the Defense Department said Friday.
Boeing will also deliver one KC-46A aerial refueling plane to Japan through a potential $288.7 million FMS contract that is set to conclude on Feb. 28, 2021.
The firm-fixed-price contract with Japan also covers integrated logistics and nonrecurring engineering support services.
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center will obligate at the time of award $3 billion in FMS funds under the contract with Qatar and another $278.6 million in FMS funds under the contract with Japan.
Boeing will perform work in St. Louis, Missouri, and Seattle, Washington.