25 companies win spots on $20.9B Air Force training contract

Twenty-five companies have won spots on a $20.9 billion Air Force contract for training systems support.

The contract is the third version of the Training Systems Acquisitions program and is a partial small business set-aside contract, the Defense Department said, with 13 of the 25 winners being small businesses.

The large business winners of TSA III are:

  • AAI Corp.
  • Boeing
  • Camber Corp.
  • Computer Sciences Corp.
  • Cubic Defense Applications
  • Flight Safety Services Corp.
  • L3 Communications Corp.
  • LB&B
  • Lockheed Martin MST
  • Northrop Grumman Technical Services
  • Raytheon Technical Services

The small business winners are:

  • Aero Simulation
  • Aerospace Training Systems Joint Venture
  • Aviation Training Consulting
  • Bowhead Systems Management
  • CTE Joint Venture
  • Delaware Resource Group
  • DL PI Joint Venture
  • Fidelity Technologies Corp.
  • Logistics Services International
  • Nakuuruq Solutions
  • Nova Technologies
  • Quadrant Training

Under the contract, contractors will provide for the analysis, design, development, production, installation, integration, test and sustainment of Air Force training systems encompassing complex aircrew, maintenance, and system-specific training systems in support of warfighter training at operating locations worldwide, the Defense Department said.

The contract has a 10-year ordering period.

Twenty large businesses and 21 small businesses bid on this contract.

The 25 primes on the new contract is much larger than the 11 primes on TSA II.

According to Deltek, Boeing was the largest prime with $1.1 billion in task orders, followed by L-3 with $589 million, Flight Safety International with $291.9 million, Textron with $270.7 million, Lockheed Martin with $185 million and Rockhwell Collins with $152.4 million.

Overall, the 11 primes on TSA II won $2.6 billion in task orders since 2002.

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