WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) announced Wednesday night the United States Navy has awarded Textron Aviation, Inc. a contract of over $113 million to produce more aircraft.
The announcement from the DOD says Textron was awarded the $113,107,250 firm-fixed-price contract “to provide for the production and delivery of 10 Multi-Engine Training System aircraft, initial spares, peculiar support equipment, instructor pilot training, and maintenance personnel training to provide intermediate and advanced training for accession into P-8, EP-3, KC-130, E-6, E-2, CMV-22 and MV-22 aircraft in support of the mission of Chief Naval Air Training for the Navy. “
Most of the work will be performed in Wichita (99%), while 1% will be completed in Corpus Christ, Texas. The work is expected to be finished in 2024.
To see the full announcement from the DOD, you can visit the website by clicking here.