DRS to Provide Logistics Support for US Navy E-6 Fleet

30 January 2011 (Last Updated January 30th, 2011 18:30)

DRS Aviation has received a fixed-firm-price (FFP) contract to support the US Navy E-6 take charge and move out (TACAMO) and airborne command post (ABNCP) aircraft fleet. The $43.5m contractor logistics support (CLS) contract, awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command, has a total value

DRS Aviation has received a fixed-firm-price (FFP) contract to support the US Navy E-6 take charge and move out (TACAMO) and airborne command post (ABNCP) aircraft fleet.

The $43.5m contractor logistics support (CLS) contract, awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command, has a total value of $242m if all options are exercised.

Under the contract, DRS will maintain and support the E-6B TACAMO and ABNCP aircraft and support equipment under CLS.

CLS support includes contractor management of government-owned inventory to support the E-6B aircraft (O, I and D level), including common aircraft spares support.

Work will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma, Naval Air Station, Maryland, and the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training in Texas, US.