GE Awarded $85M USAF Aircraft Engine Support Contract

General Electric business unit has received a potential 10-year, $84.9 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide F118-101 aircraft engine support for the U.S. Air Force.

GE Aviation will perform work under the sole-source contract’s base period Jan. 24, 2023 at facilities in Ohio and Kansas, the Defense Department said Thursday.

The contract also contains one three-year option period and an additional one two-year option.

F118, a non-afterburning variant of the F110 engine, powers the Air Force’s U-2S reconnaissance and B-2A Spirit bomber aircraft platforms.

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