AAR Mobility Systems awarded contract from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to produce specialized shipping/storage containers
January 17, 2020
CADILLAC, Michigan — AAR (NYSE: AIR) Mobility Systems has been awarded a sole-source Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to produce specialized shipping/storage containers and accessories. The containers and accessories will be manufactured in Cadillac. The sole-source IDIQ contract with the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia includes a two-year base period, with an option to extend thereafter for three additional years, for an estimated value of $90 million.
This contract provides the U.S. Armed Forces and its allies with a direct method for procuring AAR’s rapid deployment products, which have been used by troops around the globe for over five decades. The products are designed to offer militaries worldwide a robust, modular and secure method for transporting their mission-critical equipment and for use by troops once deployed.
“We take pride in providing these critical assets to support the warfighter,” said Jeffery Jackson, AAR Mobility Systems Vice President of Business Development. “This contract will ensure that the U.S. Armed Forces and its allies maintain their full spectrum dominance.”
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AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering services and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
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