Boeing wins $4 billion contract as part of Saudi arms deal: Pentagon


Boeing Co. has won a contract valued at $4 billion for fighter jet fleet upgrades for the Saudi Arabian Air Force, the Pentagon said on Friday.

The procurement order covers conversion of 68 F-15s to Saudi Air Force specifications, and four base stand-up kits.

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The Pentagon said the work, expected to be completed by December 31, 2019, would be done at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

(Reporting By Ros Krasny)