Boeing (BA +2.9%) announces a $1.6B contract with the UK to deliver 14 new Chinooks for the RAF...

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Boeing (BA +2.9%) announces a $1.6B contract with the UK to deliver 14 new Chinooks for the RAF between 2013 and 2015. The firm also received a lift when a Barclays aerospace analyst said a backlog of demand should sustain orders, even through a slower-than-anticipated economic recovery.