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General Electric to produce F110-GE-129 engines for FMS deals

29th April 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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General Electric has been awarded $707.27 million to exercise four options under a previous indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for F110-GE-129 engine production.

Work includes further production of engines including spares and installations as well as modernised engine management system computers.

The contract options cover FMS deals for F110s to Bulgaria, Qatar, Slovakia and Taiwan, worth $353.64 million which has been obligated at the time of award.

Shephard Defence Insight shows that Slovakia has currently already ordered 14 F110-GE-129 engines whilst Taiwan has previously ordered 66. Neither have received any completed products to date.

Work will be carried out at General Electric sites in Cincinnati, Ohio and will be completed by 31 December 2026.

The contracting activity is the USAF Life Cycle Management Centre at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.

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