Textron to service Iraq Aircraft

Textron Aviation Defense LLC has been awarded an $8,789,035 undefinitized contract action (UCA) for the reconstitution of 15 aircraft in Iraq.

This US foreign military sales Acquisition Category III program provides the aforementioned the purchase of long-lead supplies required to reconstitute the aircraft for Iraq training.

The work provided for under this UCA must be in place to start training the Iraq T-6A fleet no later than the second quarter of 2018 in order to meet critical F-16 pilot demand in 2019.

Work will be performed at Inman Ali Air Base, Iraq.

This contract involves foreign military sales to Iraq and is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Funding provided by Iraq in the amount of $8,789,035 is being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8617-17-C-6225).

(Source: US Dept of Defense)


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