Cobham wins Boeing contract

International aerospace and defence technology company Cobham has been awarded two subcontracts by Boeing worth over $73m (£45m). Boeing has been commissioned to produce 179 KC-46 tanker aircraft for the US Air Force, and Cobham will develop the refuelling systems. Cobham has customers in more than 100 countries, and an annual revenue of £1.9bn. This contract adds to previous commissions by Boeing.