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ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) - ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said.

(Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Eric Beech)