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Boeing To Support US Navy Fighters (Feb. 28)



ST. LOUIS---The Boeing Company has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract to continue support for F/A-18 Hornet, F-14 Tomcat and SH-60 Seahawk aircraft at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, including those used by the renowned "Top Gun" school.

Work under the seven-year contract, valued at more than $150 million, will take place at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nev. Included in the contract is an option to support F-16 "adversary" aircraft that will be based at Fallon.

"This program is indicative of the comprehensive, affordable, customer-focused logistics services we can provide," said David Spong, president of Military Aerospace Support. "We are proud to be able to bring our capabilities to maintain this critical element of the Navy's advanced air-warfare training."

Boeing Military Aerospace Support has provided comprehensive support for these aircraft through the Naval Tactical Air Warfare program since 1995.

By focusing its modernization and upgrades capabilities; maintenance and modification centers; training services; contractor logistics support services; and sustainment data and supply chain management support competencies in the Military Aerospace Support business, Boeing is the only major airframe manufacturer with an integrated organization structured to provide total life-cycle customer support for military aircraft and weapons systems.

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Boeing Wins $150 Million Contract to Support U.S. Navy Aircraft "Top Gun" and Strike Training Centers