VSE-Westar to support Iraqi flight school

VSE Corp. and Westar Aerospace and Defense Group Inc. will support a flight training school for the new Iraqi Air Force under a three-year, $62 million contract.

The award was made under the Communications Electronic Command Rapid Response task order from the Army Security Assistance Management Organization.

The goal of the program is to train, to U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force standards, 50 students per year in rotary-wing and 50 students per year in fixed-wing aircraft.

Westar is a subsidiary of McLean, Va.-based QinetiQ North America. VSE is the task leader and Westar is the primary subcontractor. Westar will lead the training of Iraqi Armed Forces personnel on fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft.

Fixed-wing training will include classroom instruction and flight simulator training. Rotary-wing training will include classroom instruction, flight simulator training and flight training in Jet Ranger, Huey II and Mi-17 helicopters.

VSE is based in Arlington, Va., and Westar is located in St. Louis.

About the Author

Doug Beizer is a staff writer for Washington Technology.

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

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. Our databases track awards back to 2013. Read More

  • Navigating the trends and issues of 2016 Nick Wakeman

    In our latest WT Insider Report, we pull together our best advice, insights and reporting on the trends and issues that will shape the market in 2016 and beyond. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.