Friday, February 23, 2024

Boeing wins $640 million contract for F/A-18 spare parts

Boeing Co (BA.N) has been awarded a $640 million contract for spare parts used in F/A-18 aircraft, the Pentagon said on Monday.

The Defense Department added that Boeing had received two other orders to manufacture more spare parts for the F/A-18. The first was for $220.9 million and the second was for $123.2 million, it said in other announcements.

“The Boeing Company [of] St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a maximum $640.1 million… for spare parts used in F/A-18 aircraft,” the release, issued on Monday, stated.

- ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW -

Aircraft carriers are the main offensive force with the US Navy. On average, a US aircraft carrier can carry 30-40 F/A-18 Hornet jet fighters.

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

TRENDING NOW

Ukraine unveils upgraded Bogdana artillery system

Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant General Oleksandr Pavlyuk, has unveiled the latest generation of the domestically developed...