GE wins $517 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon - Southern Business Review


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Friday, February 1, 2019

GE wins $517 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

FILE PHOTO: A trade visitor walks past a General Electrics Aviation pavilion at Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, Britain, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Electric Aviation, a unit of General Electric Co, has been awarded a $517 million U.S. Army contract for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Improved Turbine Engine Program, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech