Tuesday, 14 November 2017

General Electric wins $643 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Royal Saudi Air Force F-15 - Image: From the net

NOVEMBER 10, 2017 / 6:48 AM

Reuters Staff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Electric Co (GE.N) has been awarded a $643 million contract to provide F110-GE-129 aircraft engines and related equipment and services to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

Work will be performed in Cincinnati, Ohio, with an expected completion date of Nov. 8, 2024, it said in a statement.

Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Eric Beech

Original post: reuters.com

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