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$8.2M for B-1B Bomber Engine Parts

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Twigg Corp. in Martinsville, IN is being awarded a $8.2 million firm fixed price contract for an estimated 203 flameholders and afterburners per Air Force Requirements Applicable to the F101 Engine. The F101 delivers up to 30,000 lbs. of thrust and equips the USAF's B-1B Lancer bombers; the F118 engine in the B-2 stealth bomber and the F110 engine that powers many F-15 and F-16 fighter jets are both derivatives of this core engine design. The last of 469 F101-GE-102 engines was produced in December 1987. Solicitation began January 2005, negotiations were completed February 2005, and work will be complete by September 2011. The Headquarters Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center at Tinker Air Force Base, OK issued the contract (FA8104-05-D-0022).

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