US, Australia Award Aircraft Engine Deals to GE

US, Australia Award Aircraft Engines Deal to GE

General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $311,4 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 75 Lot 14 F/A-18E/F F414-GE-400 engines and associated devices for U.S. Navy (48 install) and for the government of Australia (24 install and three spare engines).


In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of after burner modules, fan modules, high pressure combustor modules, combustor modules, and high and low pressure turbine modules for the U.S. Navy and the government of Australia.

Work will be performed in Lynn, Massachusetts (59 percent); Hooksett, New Hampshire (18 percent); Rutland, Vermont (12 percent); and Madisonville, Kentucky (11 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2016.

Fiscal 2013 and fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy) and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $311,491,642 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($194,856,028; 63 percent) and the government of Australia ($116,635,642; 37 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Press Release, August 12, 2014; Image: NAVAIR
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