How much did the military spend yesterday? $3.3 billion

in peace •  2 months ago

Yesterday the Air Force awarded Boeing a $2.8 billion modification to an original contract for KC-46 tanker aircraft. It excercises an option for 18 more KC-46s, as well as spare engines, support equipment, and five wing refueling pod kits. The original contract was awarded to Boeing in 2011 for $4.4 billion.

The St. Louis branch of Boeing was awarded another contract yesterday worth $14 million for “Small Diameter Bomb I focused lethality munition production assets,” including GBU-39 A/B weapons and their storage containers.



Below are the contracts awarded by the Defense Department
September 10, 2018
totaling $3,345,519,488

September record daily spending: $30.1 billion on September 7, 2018


Air Force - $2,955,019,265


Boeing (Seattle, WA) $2,858,701,741
Lockheed Martin (Orlando, FL) $51,078,802
Northrop Grumman (Azusa, CA) $19,165,385
Boeing Defense (St. Louis, MO) $14,073,337
BAE Systems Technology Solutions (Rockville, MD) $12,000,000

Navy - $302,097,304


L3 Communications Vertex Aerospace (Madison, MS) $202,936,338
Alion Science & Technology (Washington, DC) $49,803,941
Northrop Grumman / Sperry Marine (Harvey, LA) $19,594,487
WV Construction (Jamul, CA) $18,892,889
American Scaffold (San Diego, CA) $10,869,649

Army - $61,360,672


Weeks Marine (Covington, LA) $35,545,001
IMCO General Construction (Ferndale, WA) $10,512,500
Dynamic Systems Technology (Fairfax, VA) $7,794,248
Carter Enterprises (Brooklyn, NY) $7,508,923

Defense Logistics Agency - $27,042,247


Bell Helicopter Textron (Ft. Worth, TX) $27,042,247

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