Arinc wins GSA task orders for Air Force cargo aircraft

Twin wins could be worth more than $43 million

Arinc Engineering Services LLC has been awarded two acquisition support contracts for U.S. Air Force Foreign Military Sales programs.

Under a July 22 contract just announced, Arinc will provide program management, acquisition and system development support for the U.S. Military’s Joint Cargo Aircraft, the C-27J Spartan.

The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity task order from the General Services Administration has a maximum value of $23 million over five years.

Arinc’s customer is the C-27J Program Office, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, the contractor announced today.

The C-27J contract follows another FMS contract worth about $20 million, also awarded to Arinc in July, for acquisition management of the Air Force C-130J Super Hercules Transport.

Arinc is already supporting C-130J purchases for Norway, India, Iraq, and Israel under the FMS program.

Arinc’s work under both contracts will be performed primarily at Wright-Patterson AFB, with management from the company’s office in Dayton, Ohio.

In 2007, the U.S. government selected the C-27J as the Joint Cargo Aircraft, and management responsibility was formally transferred to the Air Force in a ceremony in Dayton on the same day Arinc received its contract awards, the company statement said.

Arinc Inc., of Annapolis, Md., a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, ranks No. 49 on Washington Technology’s 2010 Top 100 list of the largest federal government contractors.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close
SEARCH
 Top 100 Slideshow
contracts DB

Trending

  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Read More

  • Is SBA MIA on contractor fraud? Nick Wakeman

    Editor Nick Wakeman explores the puzzle of why SBA has been so silent on the latest contractor fraud scandal when it has been so quick to act in other cases. Read More

Webcasts