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UPS wins $2.35 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a sign bearing the logo of United Parcel Service (UPS) at a job fair in Chicago, Illinois, October 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Co (UPS.N) was awarded a five-year $2.35 billion contract, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, fixed-price next generation delivery service contract provides express small package delivery services for international shipments and express and ground small package delivery services for domestic shipments, the Pentagon said in a statement.

(Reporting by Eric Beech)