The Department of Defense awarded 18 defense contracts Friday, worth $491.7 million in total. Boeing won two of them:

  • A $38.1 million delivery order under a pre-existing contract to provide logistics support and associated material for U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F fighter jets through Dec. 31, 2015.
  • A $26.8 million delivery order under a different pre-existing contract to repair F/A-18 plane parts, also for the Navy. This second delivery order is to be completed by Dec. 31, 2016.

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Thanks for the article. Here you can take a look at some great F/A-18 Hornet photos:

February 11 2014 at 3:29 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

The F/A-18 is own by Northrop and as markets as Boeing F/A-18

Northrop build the F/A-18 aft and center section in El Segundo next to LAX in California
then ship to McDonnell in St lousie MO where the forward section is mated and the aircraft is delivery

February 07 2014 at 7:57 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply