Sikorsky Aircraft, Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $22-million contract for two MH-60S Sea Hawks. Work will be performed in Stratford and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2012.
Bristow Academy Inc, Titusville, Fla., was awarded a $5.3-million contract for initial entry rotary-wing training from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life-Cycle Command. Work will be performed in Titusville and is expected to be completed by May 28, 2009.
Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, was awarded a $92-million contract for Phase 2 of the CV-22 Block 20 Upgrade consisting of follow-on efforts to the CV-22 Block 20 Phase I efforts. The modification includes performance upgrades such as terrain-following (below 50 kt), terrain-following logic improvements, communication co-site interference, advanced mission computer throughput, flight test engineering support, and logistics and supply support. Work will be performed in Hurlburt Field, Fla., (70 percent); Ridley Park, Pa., (15 percent); and Amarillo (15 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2012.
McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Co, Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $80-million contract for the procurement of five war-replacement AH-64D Apache Longbows. Work will be performed in Mesa and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2011.
Seyer Industries Inc, St. Peters, Mo., was awarded a $7-million contract for the manufacture of various pieces of peculiar support equipment for the U.S. Marine Corps, (332 pieces) and the U.S. Air Force, (218 pieces) to support the V-22 at the organizational and intermediate levels of maintenance. Work will be performed in St. Peters and is expected to be completed in June 2009.
Sikorsky Aircraft was awarded a $286-million contract for procurement of UH-60Ls, including technical support, technical publication and ground-station radios for Saudi Arabian land forces. Work will be performed in Stratford and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2011.