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GE Wins $190M Aircraft Parts Deal From Bell Boeing

Bell Boeing, a strategic alliance between Textron and Boeing, selected a unit of General Electric to supply parts for 167 aircraft over the next five years.

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bell Boeing, a strategic alliance between Textron Inc. and Boeing Co., selected a unit of General Electric Co. to supply parts for 167 aircraft in a deal valued at more than $190 million over the next five years, GE said Monday.

GE Aviation said it will supply integrated systems and equipment for 141 of Bell Boeing's MV-22 Ospreys for the U.S. Marine Corps and 26 of its CV-22 Ospreys for the Air Force Special Operations Command. Deliveries will begin in 2009, GE said.

The products will be designed and developed at GE facilities in Maryland, Michigan, Florida, California, Ohio, Illinois, New York, and the United Kingdom, the company said.

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