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GD Gets First Payment in C-17 Contract

23 May 2003

General Dynamics' Armament and Technical Products has received the first $13.9 million increment of a new multi-year contract from the Boeing Company for the production of 15 ship-sets of composite structures and radomes for the C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft.

The contract extends through 2007 and has a total projected value of more than $57 million. Armament and Technical Products manufactures 46 components and assemblies for the C-17 at its Marion, Va., facility, including forward and aft radomes, winglets, landing doors and edge flaps.






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