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$13.1M for 216 Super Hornet Fuel Tanks

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F/A-18F with tanks(click to view full) Smiths Aerospace Mechanical Systems – Santa Ana Inc. in Santa Ana, CA received a $13.1 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00421-00-C-0433) to exercise an option for the procurement of 216 each 480-gallon external fuel tanks for F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet aircraft. The previous contract reported by DefenseLINK was an $8.25 million order for 198 fuel tanks, and was issued to small business qualifier Integrated Aerospace Systems Corp. in Santa Ana, CA on April 21, 2005. Smiths Aerospace is involved in a wide variety of aviation-related defense contracts. Work will be performed in Santa Ana, CA and is expected to be complete in December 2007. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Patuxent River, MD issued the contract.

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