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04:04 PM, September 28, 2016
General Electric Wins US Navy Contract To Support F/A-18 Jet Engine Parts
F404 GE 402 jet engine

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. 

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