Tyonek Fabrication Corp., Madison, Ala., was awarded a $5.7-million contract for the OH-58 Kiowa airframe for 340 each, control box, part number 635107M100. Work is to be performed in Madison, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2012. Tyonek was also awarded a $6.9-million contract for 344 each, de-ice control and indicator unit for the UH-60 A/L Blackhawk. Work will also be performed in Madison, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2011.
Bell Helicopter Textron, Hurst, Texas, was awarded a $51.5-million contract for the purchase of five 412EP aircraft along with logistical support, spare parts package, special tools, and training. Work is to be performed in Quebec, Canada (88 percent), Piney Flats, Tenn., (8 percent) and Fort Worth, Texas (4 percent), with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2010.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $60.4-million contract for the procurement of four UH-60L aircraft uniquely configured of the Brazilian Air Force. Work is to be performed in Stratford with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2012.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y., was awarded a $13.9-million contract for the procurement of specialized test equipment used to perform depot-level repairs to the common cockpit avionics suite components for the MH-60. The equipment consist of one audio management computer, one relay assembly, one flight management computer, one mission computer, and the communication systems controller testers. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (50 percent), Owego (25 percent) and Farmingdale, N.Y. (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2010.