Navy Orders More F/A-18Es, F/A-18Fs

By Tish Drake | January 26, 2012
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Boeing was awarded a $687.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for for 14 additional Lot 36, F/A-18Es and one additional Lot 36, F/A-18F contained in the F/A-18 multi-year III production contract.

According to the Navy, this procurement will bring the number of F/A-18Es on this contract from 55 to 69, and the F/A-18F from 20 to 21. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., El Segundo, Calif., Hazelwood, Mo., Cleveland, Torrance, Calif., Vandalia, Ohio, Ajax, Canada, Irvine, Calif., Johnson City, N.Y., and Grand Rapids, Mich.

Work is expected to be completed in October 2014.

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