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Monday, August 21, 2006

Boeing Signs Contract to Support C-17s in Australia

Boeing reached an agreement with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to provide logistics and maintenance support services for Australia's C-17 fleet. Australia is buying four Globemaster III aircraft with the first delivery planned for December 2006. Under the $80.7 million contract, Boeing will manage spare parts for the Australian fleet. The RAAF will be responsible for flight line maintenance with Boeing performing heavier, depot-level maintenance. Boeing has similar responsibilities for the U.S. Air Force and the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force C-17 fleets through the Globemaster III Sustainment Partnership (GSP). More

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