CPI Aerostructures Receives $3.2 Million Order From Boeing Under A-10 ATTACK Re-Wing Contract
- Funded orders now total approximately $23.4 million of potential $48 million contract –
EDGEWOOD, N.Y., July 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CPI Aerostructures, Inc. (“CPI Aero®” or the “Company”) (OTC Expert Market: CVUA) announced today the receipt of purchase orders totaling approximately $3.2 million from Boeing (NYSE: BA) for structural assemblies for the A-10 Thunderbolt II under a previously announced Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a maximum ceiling value of $48 million. Under the terms of the IDIQ, CPI Aero will manufacture major structural subassemblies of the A-10 aircraft’s wing. Including these new orders, CPI Aero has now received approximately $23.4 million in funding from Boeing for the production of A-10 re-wing structural assemblies and associated program start-up costs. The program is in production at CPI Aero and the IDIQ has an order period through August 2026.
On August 21, 2019, Boeing announced an award from the United States Air Force (USAF) with a maximum contract value of $999 million to manage the production of up to 112 new wing sets and spares kits for A-10 aircraft.
Dorith Hakim, president and CEO of CPI Aero stated, “The A-10 is a time-tested, battle-proven weapon system and CPI Aero is proud to be part of the ATTACK Re-wing Program. CPI Aero’s statement of work includes Assembly & Integration of the Main Landing Gear Pods which demonstrates CPI Aero’s specific strengths in Supply Chain and Program Management, and the manufacture of complex, mixed-commodity Aerostructures.”
About CPI Aero
CPI Aero is a U.S. manufacturer of structural assemblies for fixed wing aircraft, helicopters and airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance pod systems in both the commercial aerospace and national security markets. Within the global aerostructure supply chain, CPI Aero is either a Tier 1 supplier to aircraft OEMs or a Tier 2 subcontractor to major Tier 1 manufacturers. CPI Aero also is a prime contractor to the U.S. Department of Defense, primarily the Air Force. In conjunction with its assembly operations, CPI Aero provides engineering, program management, supply chain management, and MRO services. CPI Aero is included in the Russell Microcap® Index.
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