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Boeing to Support British Military Logistics

Boeing to Support British Military Logistics

British Government has signed a five-year £460million worth contract with Boeing Defence UK, offering logistical support for the UK’s armed forces. The Defence Ministry says that a logistics system will support military operations around the world.

The contract, which was negotiated by Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), the UK Ministry of Defence’s procurement arm, will cover all of Britain’s military requirements. They’ll be transported from the warehouse to the front lines with it. The operations are expected to save the ministry £54 million.

Jeremy Quin, the Minister of Defence Procurement, said it would also allow for the rapid deployment of personnel and equipment as needed. Mr Quin explained that Logistics Information Systems (LogIS) would support critical services such as inventory, transportation, engineering, and general ledger management.