$65.1M to Overhaul T700 Family Helicopter Engines
General Electric Aircraft Engine in Cincinnati, OH received an $18.7 million modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for overhaul and repair for the entire T700 family of engines. The T700/CT7 engine family powers 21 types of rotary and fixed-wing aircraft for close to 130 customers in 55 countries. In the U.S. military arsenal, the T700 and its variants power the Blackhawk/Seahawk family of helicopters (UH-60, MH-60, SH-60, HH-60), other utility helicopters (SH-2G Super Seasprite, Bell UH-1Y Huey, US101), and attack helicopters (AH-1W and AH-1Z SuperCobra, AH-64 Apache).
Work will be performed in Corpus Christi, TX and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2005. This was a sole source contract initiated on Aug. 22, 2000 by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL (DAAH23-00-C-0347).
In a subsequent development, General Electric Aircraft Engine in Cincinnati, OH also received a firm-fixed price contract for $46.4 million to overhaul and repair the entire T700 family of turbo-shaft helicopter engines at the Corpus Christi Army Depot, TX. Work is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2005. The U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, AL issued the contract. (DAAH23-00-C-0347).