Tag Archives: maintenance

Lockheed-Led Team Receives $1.3B Global F-35 Sustainment Contract

F-35

An industry team led by Lockheed Martin has secured a $1.28 billion undefinitized contract action (UCA) from the F-35 Joint Program Office to support operations and sustainment of the global F-35 fleet through June 30. "This contract ensures F-35s remain ready to fly and accomplish the warfighter's mission," said Bill Brotherton, Lockheed Martin F-35 program acting vice president and general manager.

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Boeing Wins $800M in FMS Contracts for Qatari Air Force Training, Support; Tim Buerk Quoted

Tim Buerk Director Boeing

Boeing has been awarded three foreign military sales (FMS) contracts, valued at more than $800 million, with the U.S. Air Force for training services and support in the Middle East. “The tailored training and sustainment delivered by our team, coupled with Boeing’s platform expertise, allows us to deliver a holistic solution,” said  Tim Buerk, director of Middle East defense services for Boeing.

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SAIC Wins Spot on $620M USDA BPA to Deliver IT Services; Bob Genter Quoted

Bob Genter President SAIC Defense

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has been awarded a position on the potential five year, $620M U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Production and Conservation (FPAC) multiple award blanket purchase agreement (BPA). SAIC will compete for task orders to provide IT support services for the development, modernization, enhancement and maintenance of information systems, software applications, web services and databases.

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Executive Spotlight: Vince Vlasho, AFS’ Defense Portfolio Lead, on Cloud Migration, ERP Systems, DEAMS

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

Vince Vlasho, Defense Portfolio lead for Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s five-year, $89.5 million contract to establish a cloud-based common infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. “Cloud is a strategic priority for Accenture Federal Services. I'm keenly focused on is supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) in its continued migration to the cloud."

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DynCorp to Provide Army Aviation Field Maintenance Services Under $1B Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2019 — DynCorp International will deliver aviation field maintenance services in support of the U.S. Army’s AFM directorate under a potential $1.1B contract, GovCon Wire reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Aviation Field Maintenance II West contract also covers sustainment-level maintenance, aircraft modifications, program …

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Michele Evans: Lockheed Eyes Reduced Purchase Price, Maintenance Cost for F-35 Program

Michele Evans, who assumed the role of executive vice president for Lockheed Martin’s aeronautics business area in October 2018, has discussed the company’s efforts to reduce the price of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft and other plans for the fighter jet program, the Dallas Business Journal reported Wednesday. Lockheed plans to lower the price of the F-35A variant to $80M by 2020, according to the report.

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DynCorp to Help Coast Guard Maintain C-130 Aircraft

DynCorp has received a potential five-year, $51.4M contract to provide depot level maintenance and progressive structural inspection for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s C-130H and C-130J aircraft. Inspection efforts under the contract would aim to verify the aircraft’s airworthiness in accordance with the Aircraft Structural Integrity Program, the company said Monday. …

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Charles River Analytics Begins Development of F-15E Virtual Maintenance Trainer

Charles River Analytics has started development of a virtual trainer that will work to instruct up to 20 students simultaneously on the maintenance of the F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said Tuesday the company will combine “intelligent” tutoring, game-based virtual training and intuitive scenario editing in the trainer based on CRA’s Maintenance Training …

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