Boeing gets $11.9 billion Air Force contract for B-52 bomber upgradesBy AP
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Boeing gets $11.9 billion Air Force contract
The U.S. Air Force has signed an eight-year contract with Boeing Co. worth $11.9 billion for upgrades to B-52 bombers.
The Defense Department says that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio is handling contract activities.
Shares of Chicago-based Boeing rose 79 cents to $66.76 in after-hours trading, after finishing regular trading up $1.45 at $65.97.