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Boeing wins $2.6 billion U.S. defence contract - Pentagon

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By Reuters
Boeing wins $2.6 billion U.S. defence contract - Pentagon
FILE PHOTO: Boeing Co's logo is seen above the front doors of its largest jetliner factory in Everett, Washington, U.S. January 13, 2017. REUTERS/Alwyn Scott/File Photo   -   Copyright  Alwyn Scott(Reuters)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co <BA.N> has been awarded a $2.6 billion (2 billion pounds) U.S. defence contract for the production of 15 KC-46 aircraft and related equipment, the Pentagon said on Friday.

(Reporting by Eric Beech, Editing by Rosalba O’Brien)