Boeing Sikorsky Aircraft Support LLC has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for support of the Little Bird, Chinook and Seahawk helicopters of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The contract, announced Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) , covers life cycle contractor support for the MH-6, MH-47 and MH-60 helicopters over a seven-year ordering period. The contract will become active on Jan. 1, 2019, with the first task order under the contract becoming effective. Boeing Sikorsky will provide support program management, field service representatives, sustaining engineering and spare and repair parts.
The obligated amount is scheduled to be awarded Jan. 1, 2019, when task order 0001 is scheduled to become effective, to support program management, field service representatives, sustaining engineering and spare and repair parts. This contract has a seven-year ordering period. The majority of the work will be performed in Fort Campbell, Kentucky This contract is a non-competitive award and is in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302.1. U.S. Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Boeing Sikorsky Aircraft Support LLC, a joint venture of Boeing Aerospace and Sikorsky, has been obligated $32.8 million at the time of award from fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds. Boeing Sikorsky Aircraft Support provides logistic and engineering assistance to army special operations forces. The company also provides closed loop supply support, provisioning, field service representatives, logistic planning, warehouse operation, training, and publication updates. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Boeing Sikorsky Aircraft Support operates as a joint venture between Boeing Aerospace Operations, Inc. and Sikorsky Support Services, Inc.