GE Aviation’s headquarters in Evendale. FILE

GE lands $318M Air Force engine contract

GE Aviation in Evendale has just landed a nearly $320 million Air Force contract for engine improvement work.

GE was awarded a $318,014,000 contract in the Air Force’s “engine component improvement program,” the Department of Defense said.

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This contract provides for a list of projects each calendar year to include developing engineering changes to engines and various facets of engine design.

The program also focuses on service-revealed deficiencies to maintain or extend the life limits of aircraft engines, the department said.

Work will be performed at Cincinnati, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2029.

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, based at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, is the contracting activity.

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