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12:26 PM, June 15, 2018
Boeing Win $1.5 Billion to Support FA-18 Fighter Life Cycle Upgrades
F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter departing aircraft carrier

Boeing has won $1.5 billion contract for system configuration sets and associated services in support of the life cycle upgrades of F/A-18A/B, C/D, E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the Navy and foreign military sales (FMS) customers. 

Deliverables and services to be provided include FMS unique system configuration sets (two each); system improvement and demonstration products (six each); laboratory upgrades, studies and analysis (120 each); system configuration sets (2,400,000 hours); software integration laboratory (60 months); and on-site engineering (60 months), the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday.

Work is expected to be completed in June 2023.