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Boeing Wins $235 Million US Navy Contract For 11 P-8A Aircraft
Boeing Wins $235 Million US Navy Contract For 11 P-8A Maritime Aircraft

Boeing has been awarded a US Navy contract worth $235 million for production of 11 P-8A Multi-mission Maritime Patrol Aircraft.

“The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $235,273,721 firm-fixed-price modification to the previously awarded P-8A Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft advance acquisition contract N00019-14-C-0067.  This modification provides for the procurement of long-lead items for the manufacture and delivery of 11 Lot 8 full-rate production IV P-8A aircraft for the Navy,” the US Department of Defense announced Wednesday.

Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington; Baltimore, Maryland; Greenlawn, New York; Cambridge, United Kingdom; and North Amityville, New York, and is expected to be completed in January 2017.

Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $235 million will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, the statement added. 

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