Boeing has received a contract from the US Air Force to provide spare servo-actuators for the AC-130U gunship.

Under the contract, Boeing will provide ten servo-actuators for the trainable gun mount systems needed to install 40mm guns on four AC-130Us by July 2011.

The contract has been issued by Robins Air Force Base in Georgia, US, to Boeing’s special operations forces subdivision.

The five-year contract, which includes a base year plus four out-year ordering periods, is worth up to $7.2m.