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Boeing to continue work on F/A-18 Super Hornet, Growler

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October 29, 2018

Mariana Iriarte

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems

EA-18G Growler. Boeing Photo

PLANO, Texas. U.S. Naval Air Systems Command officials modified an existing contract with Boeing to continue its maintenance work on U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers. The new contract is valued at $204 million, if all options are exercised.

The sole-source contract, which covers inspections, modifications, and repair work on U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers, has a base option of $62 million.

Boeing will perform the work at the company’s Cecil Field facility in Jacksonville, Florida. In addition to periodic maintenance inspections and repairs, Boeing performs structural and electrical modifications. About 28 aircraft are expected to be inducted for maintenance and modifications during the first year of the contract.

 

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