Boeing wins orders worth up to $873 million for F/A-18 upgrades
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) has won contracts worth up to $873 million for a variety of system upgrades for its F/A-18 A/B, C/D, E/F fighter planes, and the EA-18G electronic attack planes for the U.S. Navy and allied governments, the U.S. Defense Department announced on Thursday.
This contract was awarded on an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity basis with work to be completed in December 2018.
It covers a range of possible upgrades for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Finland, Switzerland, Kuwait, Malaysia, and Canada, which operate the Boeing warplanes.
(Reporting by Andrea Shalal-Esa. Editing by Andre Grenon)