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Boeing wins $67.8M contract to upgrade P-8A Poseidon aircraft

Boeing has won a $67.8 million contract to upgrade the Navy’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

Under the contract, Boeing will integrate capabilities and training system upgrades.

These upgrades will include high-altitude anti-submarine warfare weapon capability, high altitude anti-submarine warfare sensor capability, and Link-16 network enabled weapon capability, the Defense Department said in a release.

Work will be performed in Seattle, Wash., St. Louis, Mo., and Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed by December 2017.

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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