U.S. Navy extends DRS Technologies E-6 Logistics contract
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 17, 2012
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica
Company, announced today that the U.S. Navy has exercised a $49.9 million
contract option to continue logistics support to the E-6 Take Charge and Move
Out (TACAMO) and Airborne Command Post (SBCP) aircraft fleet.
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Under terms of the contract option, awarded to the C3 and Aviation business
unit, DRS will manage government-owned inventory and provide additional
material support for E-6B aircraft. The previously awarded logistics support
contract includes procurement, storage, warehouse management, and
issuing/receiving of all Contractor Logistics Support managed inventory.
"We are very proud to be part of the Navy team in support of the E-6B
platform," said Kelly Miller, Vice President of Operations Mission Support.
"We have worked diligently to provide the best 24/7 support for the squadrons
and the men and women that fly the mission day in and day out. We are pleased
and honored to continue to support team TACAMO and work the day-to-day
The majority of the work for this option will be performed at Tinker Air Force
Base, Okla.. Work will also be executed at Travis Air Force Base, Calif.;
Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md; and Offutt Air Force Base, Nb.
Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Md., awarded the contract option.
DRS Command, Control, Communications & Aviation (C3&A) provides a broad range
of high-technology, mission-critical products and services to U.S. and allied
military and homeland security forces. C3&A products are deployed on a wide
range of high-profile platforms, working to improve the capabilities of
soldiers, sailors, and airmen worldwide. C3&A is focused on communications;
display and processing systems; radar and surveillance systems; border and
force protection systems; avionics; aviation modification, repair, and
overhaul services; and logistics support services.
DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and
support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors
worldwide. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica SpA
(FNC.MI), which employs approximately 70,000 people worldwide. For more
information about DRS Technologies, please visit the company's website at
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