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    The Department of Defense said that Boeing received a more than $24 million contract from the US Navy to provide additional engineering services and upgrades for the P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US defense giant Boeing received a more than $24 million contract from the US Navy to provide additional engineering services and upgrades for the P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft, the Department of Defense said in a press release.

    "The Boeing Company [of] Seattle, Washington is being awarded [a] $24,642,648… delivery order… in support of the P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft," the release stated on Wednesday.

    The order provides for additional engineering services in support of systems engineering technical and critical design reviews for Block 2 upgrades, the Defense Department explained. Work on the contract will take two years and is scheduled to be completed in July 2019, the release said.

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