USAF awards Boeing contract to manage production of 112 wing sets for A-10 Thunderbolt II

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced it has been awarded a contract from the US Air Force (USAF) to continue its legacy of A-10 Thunderbolt II sustainment work to manage production of a maximum of 112 wing sets and spare kits for the A-10 Thunderbolt II, the company said.

The contract, which was competitively awarded, has a maximum ceiling value of USD 999 million. The USAF ordered 27 wing sets immediately at contract award.

Boeing will team with Korean Aerospace Industries and other key suppliers to deliver the first wing sets to Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah.

Under a previous contract, Boeing delivered 173 enhanced wing assemblies.

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