The US Navy has awarded a $203 million worth contract to L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC for T-45 advanced jet trainer services.
The awarded contract is to “exercise an option for organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance, logistics, and engineering support for Navy T-45 aircraft, aircraft systems, and related support equipment for flight and test and evaluation operations,” the Department of defense announced Monday.
The T-45 Goshawk is a tandem-seat training jet capable of aircraft carrier operations. It is a U.S. Navy version of the British Aerospace Hawk and is used by both the Navy and Marine Corps for pilot training. Variants of the aircraft have been in use since 1991.
Work will be performed at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Kingsville, Texas; NAS Meridian, Mississippi; NAS Pensacola, Florida; and NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, and is expected to be completed in September 2019.
L-3 Communications is being awarded a $37.6 million modification contract to support 200 US navy T-45 Goshawk aircraft
A Boeing T-45 Goshawk training aircraft belonging to the US Navy is believed to have crashed with two crew members aboard reported missing. The Boeing T-45 Goshawk training aircraft with a crew of two did not return to base after training flight in the state of Tennessee, US Navy said Sunday in a statement
The US Navy intends to add a water separator in the T-45's Onboard Oxygen Generation System, or OBOGS among several solutions to the cockpit air problems being experienced by pilots of the trainer aircraft. The water separator is a component common in high-performance jets but not found in the training aircraft
L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace is being awarded a $125,000,000 contract to exercise an option for logistics services and materials for organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance required to support 47 T-45A and 158 T-45C aircraft. This requirement also includes the organizational level maintenance for the engine
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