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Osprey expansion

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Texas - The Navy has added 1.4 billion dollars to a Bell-Boeing contract to build 22 V-22 Ospreys in Texas.

The contact modification includes funding for 17 MV-22s, the Marine Corps Osprey version, and four CV-22s for Air Force Special Operations.

More than 10% of the work will be performed in Amarillo, and roughly 25% will be done in Fort Worth.

The deal also provides funding to help build 37 aircraft in 2014.