Afghan Trainer Contractor Logistics Support contract won by Textron Systems
HUNT VALLEY, Md. U.S. Air Force officials selected Textron Systems Support Solutions (a Textron Inc. business unit) for an Afghan Trainer Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) follow-on contract to provide training and maintenance in support of U.S. Air Force and Afghan air force Cessna C-208B Caravans, which are being used for military transport and training.
The contract is valued an estimated $9.35 million, and has a five-year maximum value of $50 million. Over the duration of this contract, Textron Systems will transfer capabilities and offer maintenance training to the Afghan air force to allow them to work independently.
“Support Solutions began working with these Cessna C-208B Caravans last year as part of a bridge contact – and we are looking forward to continuing the relationship with our customer through this five-year contract,” says Support Solutions Vice President of Business Development Mark Hitch.
Work under the contract began on February 1 at Kabul Air Base and Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan.
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