Contract Award: $15M for Logistical Support in Iraq
Department of Defense re-newed Hawker Beechcraft Corp contract in Iraq for $15 million for throughout the 2014 fiscal year. Hawker Beechcraft employees 5,400 personnel worldwide. Employee population consist of jobs ranging from engineering to manufacturing operations, customer support, marketing and administration.
Hawker Beechcraft Corp., Wichita, KS, has been awarded a $15,907,028 modification (P00023) on contract (FA8620-11-C-3000) for 12 months of contractor logistics support (CLS). This modification exercises option year one for CLS from Oct. 1, 2013 through Sept 30, 2014. Exercising option year one will continue operations and avoid a break in service. Work will be performed in Iraq, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2014. This requirement is 100 percent foreign military sales (FMS), and is in support of the Iraq King Air 350 program per agreement with the FMS customer (Iraq). Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WINK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
Beechcraft designs, builds and supports versatile and globally renowned aircraft, including the King Air turboprops, piston-engine Baron and Bonanza, and the T-6 trainer and AT-6 light attack military aircraft. Its 5,400 highly skilled employees are focused on continuously improving the company’s products and services which are sold to individuals, businesses and governments worldwide. In business since 1932, Beechcraft has built more than 54,000 aircraft and more than 36,000 continue flying today. It leads the industry with a global network of more than 90 factory-owned and authorized service centers.