DTN News: U.S. DoD Awarded Contract To Cessna Aircraft Co., For Maintenance and Training of Afghan Air Force C-208 Aircrafts
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - January 22, 2016: Cessna Aircraft Co., Wichita, Kansas, has been awarded a $55,268,755 firm-fixed-price contract for the Afghanistan Trainer Program.
Contractor will provide interim contractor support of 18 C-208 B aircraft and one C-208 aircrew training device, including maintenance and training. Work will be performed at Kabul Air Base and Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, and is expected to be complete by July 31, 2017.
This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to the country of Afghanistan. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.
Fiscal 2015 Afghanistan Security Forces funds in the amount of $18,251,442 are being obligated at the time of award.
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8617-16-C-6208).
*Source: K. V. Seth - DTN News + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-013-16 January 21, 2016
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