Marvin Engineering Awarded $59 Million Contract for Purchase of MAU-12 Bomb Racks
Marvin Engineering Awarded $59 Million Contract for Purchase of MAU-12 Bomb Racks

Marvin Engineering Awarded $59 Million Contract for Purchase of MAU-12 Bomb Racks

Marvin Engineering Co. LLC, Inglewood, California, has been awarded a $59,930,725 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract for the purchase of MAU-12 bomb racks in support of the F-16 weapon system. Work will be performed in Inglewood, California, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 21, 2031. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition and is 100% U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS). FMS funds in the amount of $6,402,952 will be obligated on the first order at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

The MAU-12 Ejector Rack Assembly is designed to suspend on aircraft and eject conventional or nuclear stores, and external fuel tanks. The bomb rack uses electrically fired impulse cartridges and a gas operated mechanism. The rack is equipped with two sets of shackles, one set spaced 14 inches apart and one set spaced at 30 inches. The bomb rack uses electrically fired impulse cartridges and a gas operated mechanism. The rack is equipped with two sets of shackles, one set spaced 14 inches apart and one set spaced at 30 inches. The unit is 32 inches long, 6.25 inches high, and 3 inches wide. The width is 11.25 inches including the swaybraces. The unit weighs 69 pounds.

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Established in 1963, Marvin Engineering Co., Inc. (MEC) is the foundational company of The Marvin Group and a worldwide leader in stores carriage and release solutions, also referred to as Alternate Mission Equipment (AME) and Aircraft Armament Equipment (AAE). Marvin Engineering’s products and services are offered both domestically and internationally and are currently being provided through the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), via Foreign Military Sales (FMS), in association with Prime Contractors and via Direct Commercial Sales (DCS). Marvin Engineering has the experience and resources available to support the contracting and procurement strategy.

Airmen from the 5th Munitions Squadron maintain and repair various equipment at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Dec. 5, 2017. The 5 MUNS Airmen repair MAU-12 ejector bomb racks, heavy stores adapter beam, conventional rotary launchers and cluster bomb racks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)
Airmen from the 5th Munitions Squadron maintain and repair various equipment at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Dec. 5, 2017. The 5 MUNS Airmen repair MAU-12 ejector bomb racks, heavy stores adapter beam, conventional rotary launchers and cluster bomb racks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dillon J. Audit)
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