$92.9M Option Exercised for Various Aircraft Tires
Michelin Aircraft Tire Corp. in Greenville, SC received $92.9 million to exercise an option for support of 23 separate naval aviation tires supporting requirements for the F-14 Tomcat, AV-8B Harrier II, P-3 Orion, S-3 Viking, F-18 Hornet, EA-6B Prowler, T-2 Buckeye training aircraft, E-2 Hawkeye, C-2 Greyhound, V-22 Osprey, H-53 Super Stallion, H-60 Blackhawk family, H-46 Sea Knight, and H-3 Sea King aircraft.
This contract combines requirements for the U.S. Navy (90%) and the Governments of Spain (2%); Kuwait (2%); Japan (1%); Egypt (1%); Taiwan (1%); Malaysia (1%); Italy (1%); and New Zealand (1%) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Greenville, S.C., and work is expected to be complete by January 2010. This contract was competitively procured, with 11 proposals solicited and two offers received. The Naval Inventory Control Point issued the contract.