SOURCE: DRS Technologies

DRS Technologies

January 26, 2011 12:16 ET

DRS Technologies Awarded $43.5 Million to Provide Contractor Logistics Support for U.S. Navy's E-6 Fleet

PARSIPPANY, NJ--(Marketwire - January 26, 2011) - DRS Technologies, Inc. announced that its C3 and Aviation Group received a $43.5 million Fixed Firm Price (FFP) contract to provide Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for the U.S. Navy's E-6 Take Charge and Move Out (TACAMO) and Airborne Command Post (ABNCP) aircraft fleet.

Awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command, this contract has a total value of over $242 million if all options are exercised.

Under the terms of the contract, DRS will maintain and support the E-6B TACAMO and ABNCP aircraft and Support Equipment under CLS. CLS for this program includes contractor management of government owned inventory to support the E-6B aircraft (O, I and D Level) including common aircraft spares support.

"We are extremely pleased to be joining Team TACAMO to support this strategic U.S. Navy platform and mission," said Al Dietrich, president of DRS' C3 & Aviation Company. "To address aviation maintenance, modifications and logistics support opportunities such as the E-6B Contractor Operated & Maintained Base Supply (COMBS) program, we have formed a highly talented team comprised of experts from across the aerospace and defense industry. We look forward to providing a high level of quality service this customer expects and deserves." 

Contract tasks will include procurement, storage, warehouse management, and issuing/receiving of all CLS managed inventory. Work for this contract will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma; Travis AFB, California; Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland; Offutt AFB, Nebraska; and the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training at Richardson, Texas.

About DRS Technologies
DRS Technologies, headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Finmeccanica S.p.A. (FNC.MI) which employs more than 77,000 people worldwide. For more information about DRS Technologies, please visit the company's website at

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