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According to the Department of Defense (DoD), a company out of Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a ceiling $98,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for U.S. Air forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) electronic warfare operations training and infrastructure maintenance services.

This contract provides electronic warfare aircrew tactics evaluation, electronic warfare combat training, operation and maintenance of equipment, and electronic warfare range infrastructure maintenance for USAFE-AFAFRICA.

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According to the Department of Defense (DoD) a company out of Rockville, Maryland, has been awarded a $495,482,136 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Instrumentation Range Support Program.

This contract provides for serviceable components and subsystems for instrumentation tracking systems, worldwide for both foreign and domestic government agencies to include radars, telemetry and optical range mission systems, flight termination systems, data acquisition systems and Global Positioning Systems.

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AAR Corp.

WOOD DALE, Illinois — AAR Airlift announces its Airlift division has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence for Search & Rescue (SAR) and Support Helicopter services in the Falkland Islands. The contract is valued at approximately $275 million (approximately £180 million).

AAR Airlift, together with British International Helicopters (BIH) and Air Rescue Systems (ARS), will provide a combined SAR and Support Helicopter service to the British Forces South Atlantic Islands (BFSAI) operations. The program will include AgustaWestland AW-189 SAR helicopters, Sikorsky S-61 support helicopters, flight operations, maintenance, logistics and facilities support at the Mount Pleasant Complex in the Falkland Islands and surrounding maritime region. 

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $34,628,216 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract . The contractor will support the United Kingdom Contractor Logistics Support program.

Work will be performed at Poway, California, and various overseas locations and is expected to be complete by Oct. 31, 2015. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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DynCorp International Targets UK Expansion

Post Date: June 23, 2014 | Category: Around the World

Professional Overseas Contractors
DynCorp International (DI), a leading global service provider, has announced a major expansion into the UK. The Company operates globally, providing highly complex logistics, fleet management and through-life supply chain solutions. Based in London, DynCorp International (UK) has been established as a new company pursuing opportunities in Europe and Africa.

Professional Overseas ContractorsAnnouncing the move during a program of launch events in London, the president of DI, Chris Bernhardt, set two priorities for the UK: “First, we already maintain some 200 types of aircraft and 80 types of military vehicles at more than 100 locations around the world, so we will focus on opportunities to use this experience in the UK. Secondly, we will capitalize on our long record of building and operating facilities, both in home base areas and in hazardous locations overseas.”

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In an important symbol of our enduring friendship with the United Kingdom, U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Matthew W. Barzun and Director of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Lydia Muniz broke ground on the new U.S. Embassy in London today.

The new Embassy, designed by KieranTimberlake of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will be situated on a 4.9-acre site in the Nine Elms Opportunity Planning Area and will include a chancery, a consular section, support spaces, a U.S. Marine residence, access pavilions, and parking.

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