A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft and F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at South Korea's Osan Air Base
A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft and F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at South Korea's Osan Air Base

Korean Airlines Wins $213M to Support A-10 Ground Attack Aircraft

The Korean Airlines Co. Ltd., Aerospace Division, Seoul, South Korea, has been awarded a $213,000,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for A-10 ground-attack aircraft Pacific Air Force depot support. This contract provides depot support for A-10 aircraft that are stationed in South Korea. Work will be performed in Buson, South Korea, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2029.

This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and one offer was received. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $166,361 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8202-20-D-0001).

The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is a twin-engine aircraft designed to perform close air support, combat search-and-rescue and airborne forward air control missions. The aircraft developed by Fairchild-Republic for the United States Air Force (USAF). It is commonly referred to by the nicknames “Warthog” or “Hog”. The A-10 was designed for close air support (CAS) of friendly ground troops, attacking armored vehicles and tanks, and providing quick-action support against enemy ground forces.

A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft and F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at South Korea's Osan Air Base
A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft and F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at South Korea’s Osan Air Base

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