L-3 MAS Selected by Boeing to Provide Component Repair and Overhaul Services for US Navy F/A-18 Program

L-3 MAS announced today that it has received a contract from The Boeing Company to provide component Repair and Overhaul (R&O) services for U.S. Navy (USN) F/A-18 Outer Wing Panels (OWPs). L-3 MAS has already successfully delivered more than 80 USN F/A-18 OWPs on a previous Boeing contract.

“We are honored to again be chosen by Boeing to help support its U.S. Navy customer on the F/A-18 program,” said Jacques Comtois, vice president and general manager of L-3 MAS. “Our re-selection to support this vital platform is a testament to our past performance and our ongoing commitment to flawless execution, continuous improvement and long-term partnerships. We look forward to deepening our long, mutually beneficial relationship with Boeing.”

The new contract with Boeing is for one year with four option years. L-3 MAS will provide depot-level R&O services that will include inspection, corrosion control, major component repair and/or replacement and modification of the F/A-18 OWPs.

Source: L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LLL)
Date: Jan 17, 2013