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Boeing Awarded $999M USAF Contract for A-10 Thunderbolt II Wing Sets

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential 11-year, $999M contract to manage the production of up to 112 wing sets and spare kits for the U.S. Air Force’s A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft.

The company said Wednesday that the service branch initially ordered 27 A-10 wing sets under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.

Pam Valdez, vice president of Air Force services for Boeing’s global services business, said the company is honored to continue serving as a contractor for A-10 wing sets and will leverage its supply base, knowledge and experience with the aircraft’s structures to meet the service’s critical need.

Boeing will collaborate with Korean Aerospace Industries and Save and Close other suppliers to bring the first wing sets to Ogden, Utah-based Hill Air Force Base. The company delivered 173 wing assemblies under a previous contract.

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