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Textron Subsidiary to Extend Afghan C-208B Caravan Aircraft Support

Textron Subsidiary to Extend Afghan C-208B Caravan Aircraft Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Textron Subsidiary to Extend Afghan C-208B Caravan Aircraft Support - top government contractors - best government contracting eventA Textron subsidiary will continue to provide maintenance and training support services for Afghanistan’s Cessna C-208B Caravan aircraft under a potential five-year, $50 million contract from the U.S. Air Force.

Textron Systems Support Solutions will train Afghan air force personnel on how to maintain the branch’s C-208Bs designed for military transport and training activities, the company said Tuesday.

The follow-on Afghan Trainer Contractor Logistics Support contract took effect Feb. 1 with a one-year base value of $9.35 million.

Work will occur in Afghanistan’s Kabul and Kandahar air bases.

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is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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