$142M for Non-Standard Aircraft Parts
Lear Siegler Logistics International Inc. in Gaithersburg, MD received a $142 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity with fixed-price award-fee and cost-reimbursable contract line items contract modification. It provides for the purchase of nonstandard, and hard to support standard supply items, maintenance/ repair support, and task orders. These items include such things as nuts, bolts, circuit cards, engines, pylons, panels, generators, power units, battery chargers, fuel tanks, regulators, power units, fuel nozzles, valves, pumps, filters, heat exchangers, speed control indicators, fuel control panels, turbines, helmet canopies, rafts, landing gear struts, arresting hook actuators, etc. In additions, repair or maintenance is contracted for such items as engines or test stands. Task orders are also used to conduct studies, analysis or obtain technical assistance that may require technician’s travel to a county that requires this type of support.
The aircraft and weapon system includes are C-47 Dakota/”Puff the Magic Dragon,” T-33 Shooting Star/ Silver Star, T-37 Tweet/Dragonfly, C-130 Hercules, F-111 Aardvark, F-4 Phantom, F-5 Freedom Fighter, and the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, although the actual requirements may be less than the amount indicated above. Negotiations were complete in May 2006, and work will be complete December 2006. The Headquarters Air Force Security Assistance Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH issued the contract (F33657-01-D-2014/P00035). Note that with the exception of the C-130 and F-16, almost all of these models are flown only by foreign countries.