Air Force awards Boeing C-17 support contract

AP News
Posted: Dec 22, 2009 6:50 PM

The Defense Department said Tuesday that it has awarded Boeing Co. a $263.6 million contract to support the Air Force's C-17 cargo planes.

President Barack Obama signed a defense bill on Saturday that included $2.5 billion for 10 C-17s, which are assembled in Long Beach, Calif.