Boeing has won a foreign military sales contract worth over $1.5 billion to supply 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet tactical fighters to the Kuwait Air Force, the Department of defense announced Wednesday.
“The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $1,504,995,240 fixed-price-incentive-firm contract that provides for the production and delivery of 22 F/A-18E and six F/A-18F Super Hornets in support of the government of Kuwait,” the release states.
The 22 single-seat ‘E’ and six two-seat ‘F’ variants are set to replace Kuwait’s 27 current crop of F-18C Hornet fighters.
Work will be performed in El Segundo, California; Hazelwood, Missouri ; Fort Worth, Texas; Santa Clarita, California; Bloomington, Minnesota; Greenlawn, New York; Endicott, New York; Santa Ana, California; Clearwater, Florida; Clifton, New Jersey; Mesa, Arizona; Torrance, California; Ontario, Canada; Vandalia, Ohio; Kalamazoo, Michigan; Fort Walton Beach, Florida; East Aurora, New York; and various locations outside the continental U.S. (2.1 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2021, the statement says.
Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $1,504,995,240 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, the release added.
Boeing has won a $1.1 billion contract to develop a baseline configuration for the production and delivery of 22 F/A-18E and 6 F/A-18F Super Hornets to Kuwait
The US Department of Defense Friday awarded a contract to Oshkosh Defense for missile transporters and trucks under foreign military sales for Qatar and Kuwait. “Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has been awarded a $15,394,185 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales (Qatar and Kuwait) contract to procure M985A4 guided missile transporters with cranes, M985A4 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT), Multiple-Launch Rocket System resupply trucks, M984A4 HEMTT wreckers, M983A4 HEMTT tractors and associated outside the continental U
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The Pentagon has awarded a foreign military sales contract to Mississippi-based L3 Vertex Aerospace LLC to provide Kuwait with maintenance and logistics on the KC-130J Hercules tanker aircraft. “L3 Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is awarded $8,479,381 for modification P00001 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost contract (N00019-17-C-0080) to exercise an option to provide logistics and supply support as well as organizational and authorized intermediate level aircraft maintenance on three KC-130J aircraft in support of the government of Kuwait,” the Department of defense announced Tuesday
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