DLA Taps Honeywell for Super Hornet Brakes Delivery Order

Boeing-F-18-Super-HornetHoneywell International has received a potential three-year, $18.3 million delivery order from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply brakes for the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft.

DLA’s aviation unit will fund the delivery order with the service branch’s fiscal 2016 working capital funds, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

Honeywell will perform work in Indiana through June 30, 2019, according to DoD.

F/A-18 Super Hornet, manufactured by Boeingis a multirole, twin-engine fighter jet designed to take off and land on an aircraft carrier and equipped with weapons pods, conformal fuel tanks and a cockpit system that works to provide situational awareness functionality to pilots.

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