AAR to provide airlift support for US Navy vessels

19 September 2011 (Last Updated September 19th, 2011 18:30)

AAR has received a contract from Military Sealift Command (MSC) to provide airlift support for US Navy ships. Under the vertical replenishment (VERTREP) contract, the company will renew four helicopters, personnel, and operational and technical support services. The $77m contra

AAR has received a contract from Military Sealift Command (MSC) to provide airlift support for US Navy ships.

Under the vertical replenishment (VERTREP) contract, the company will renew four helicopters, personnel, and operational and technical support services.

The $77m contract has a one-year initial base period, three one-year options and an additional 11-month option.

Currently, the company supports the US Navy operation in the Western Pacific, Indian Oceans and the Arabian Gulf.