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BOEING DEFENSE & SPACE GROUP AWARDED E-3 MISSION SIMULATOR SUPPORT-TRAINING DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT

 BOEING DEFENSE & SPACE GROUP AWARDED E-3 MISSION
 SIMULATOR SUPPORT/TRAINING DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT
 COCOA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing Aerospace Operations Inc. said today it has been awarded a contract to continue mission crew simulator training support and curriculum development services for the U.S. Air Force E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) for the Air Combat Command at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
 Awarded by the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, the firm fixed- price contract is valued at approximately $12.2 million. Including options, the contract extends from Aug. 1, 1992, through June 30, 1997.
 The incumbent prime contractor since 1987, Boeing currently provides mission crew courseware development, simulator scenario development, mission simulator operation and Learning Resource Center operation to the 552 Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base. Maury Hardy will continue to manage the program from Tinker. No new hiring is planned.
 "This win represents the hard work of everyone who participated in the proposal effort and is performing so well on the current contract," said Hardy. "We are elated to have the opportunity to continue our support to the 552 wing."
 The Boeing contract will be administered by the Aircraft and Marine Operations of Boeing Aerospace Operations Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA).
 "We are pleased that the U.S. Air Force selected Boeing to continue our role as an integral member of the E-3 team," said Frank P. Smith, president and general manager for Boeing Aerospace Operations Inc. "Commitment to timely and quality performance will be the primary focus of our support to the program."
 With headquarters in Cocoa Beach, the subsidiary employs approximately 1,700 people worldwide, providing services to customers requiring technical skills and aerospace expertise.
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 /CONTACT: Julia A. Sorrels of Boeing Aerospace Operations, 713-280-2023/
 (BA) CO: Boeing Aerospace Operations Inc.; The Boeing Co.; Oklahoma City
 Air Logistics Center ST: Oklahoma IN: ARO SU: CON


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