The Pentagon has awarded over $55 million worth foreign military sales contract to Leidos for logistics support services for the Afghan Air Force and Special Mission Wing aircraft fleets, the Department of defense announced Thursday.
A $55,645,987 modification contract work will be performed in Kabul, Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020.
Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance Army funds in the amount of $55,645,987 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity, the statement added.
The AAF's inventory is a mixture of Russian, American and other nation's helicopters and light aircraft. Many air systems purchased for the AAF since the U.S. invasion have been of little utility due to lack of trained personnel and maintenance.
Boeing subsidiary Insitu is being awarded a $47,037,076 delivery order for the procurement of eight ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The contract is under a Building Partnership Capacity case
Six Afghan Air Force members became the first ever AAF UH-60 Black Hawk pilots, after graduation from Aircraft Qualification Training during a ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. Maj
Leidos has won a contract valued up to $728 million from the US Army to support the Afghanistan Air Force (AAF) and Special Mission Wing (SMW) helicopter and fixed-wing fleets. Work will be performed in Kabul, Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020
Leidos was awarded a $64 million task order from the U.S
US technology firm Leidos won a contract worth more than $27 million to install an undersea warfare combat system on board US Navy warships, the Department of Defense said in a press release. The contract award also includes a foreign military sales clause for installation of the gear on Spanish and Japanese ships
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