L-3 Vertex Wins T-45 Aircraft Maintenance Contract

The T-45A in flight
The T-45A in flight

L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is being awarded a $151,3 million indefinite-delivery requirements contract to provide organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance and logistics services in support of approximately 200 T-45 aircraft based at Naval Air Station Meridian, Mississippi; NAS Kingsville, Texas; NAS Pensacola, Florida; and NAS Patuxent River, Maryland.


Logistics services to be provided include sustaining engineering, supply and government property management, and procurement of associated parts and materials.

Work will be performed in Kingsville, Texas (48 percent); Meridian, Mississippi (44 percent); Pensacola, Florida (7 percent); and Patuxent River, Maryland (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2015.

Contract funds will not be obligated at time of award.

Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals; four offers were received.

The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Press Release, July 02, 2014; Image: Wikimedia

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