General Electric has won a $147 million contract from US Navy to support 35 F404 engine components of F/A-18 A-D aircraft.
Work is expected to be completed by March 2019, US department of defense announced Wednesday.
The F/A-18 A model was the first US strike-fighter. The B series is used primarily for training and the C version employs updated missiles and jamming devices against enemy ordnance.
The F/A-18 D model is the current US Navy aircraft for attack, tactical air control, forward air control and reconnaissance squadrons.