AAR Chosen as Prime Contractor for U.S. Army Central Operational Command Post Maintenance/Field Support Technicians
October 21, 2015
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, October 21, 2015 – AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces its Integrated Technologies C4 Systems Division (InTech) has been awarded a four-year prime contract to provide maintenance operations and personnel training services in support of the U.S. Army Central (ARCENT) contingency command post. The one-year contract comes with three option-years and is valued at approximately $2.7 million.
AAR will provide all maintenance necessary to ensure the command post capital assets and systems are in fully mission-capable status at all times and will train all command post personnel to operate, maintain and deploy the command post in support of ARCENT. The primary place of performance is Kuwait City, Kuwait.
AAR InTech provides complete one-stop shop holistic Battle Management Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (BMC4I) system solutions and technical services personnel teams oriented and custom-tailored to achieve the high expectations of our customers. Our core technical services competency is providing Rapid Response "Go-To-War" solutions and deploying fully trained field services personnel teams anywhere in the world within days, versus the months often required by our competitors.
AAR is a global aerospace and defense aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Headquartered in the Chicago area, AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include parts supply; OEM Solutions; Integrated Solutions; and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Services. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include Mobility Systems and Composite Manufacturing operations. Additional information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
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