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Vectrus wins $522 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon

WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - Vectrus Systems Corp, a unit of Vectrus Inc, was awarded a $522 million modification to a contract for services for Kuwait base operations and security support services in the Kuwait area of responsibility, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Eric Walsh)