L-3 takes on $300M worth of logistics tasks for Navy, Air Force

Series of contracts calls for worldwide assistance for C-12 aircraft

L-3 Communications Corp. will provide logistics support to the Navy and Air Force under a series of contracts valued at more than $300 million over five years.

Under the initial contract, valued at $32.9 million, L-3 Systems Field Support unit will provide life-cycle contractor support and maintenance of the Navy and Air Force fleets of C-12 aircraft, their systems, subsystems and support equipment worldwide, according to an L-3 announcement dated May 24.

This contract effort encompasses full maintenance and logistics support for 65 Navy C-12 aircraft at 21 locations worldwide and 28 Air Force C-12 aircraft at 19 locations worldwide.

Last year L-3 Systems Field Support was awarded a five-year, $440 million contract for life-cycle contractor support of C-12, RC-12 and UC-35 aircraft operated by the Army, Army Reserves and Army National Guard.

The L-3 Systems Field Support unit, based in Madison, Miss., has been providing maintenance and logistics support to Navy and Air Force C-12 aircraft and their associated support equipment for more than 30 years,  the announcement states.

L-3 Communications Corp., of New York City, ranks No. 8 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.

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