$94.4M for Standard Aero to Keep T56 Engines Humming

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T56 turboprop engine Standard Aero, Inc. in San Antonio, TX received a $94.4 million modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-04-D-0016), exercising an option for T56 Series III engine module repairs. This includes facilities, labor, spare parts, consumable material, and test equipment to return the modules to ready-for-issue condition. This option involves repairs for up to 10 propulsion systems, 240 power sections, 205 reduction gear assemblies, 205 torque meters, 30 quick engine change kits, 5 compressor assemblies and 5 turbine unit change assemblies. Work will be performed at San Antonio, TX (80%); and Winnipeg, Canada, (20%) and is expected to be complete in December 2007. The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD issued the contract. T56 Series III military turboprops power C-130A-H Hercules transports, P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft, and the E-2C+ Hawkeye AWACS/ C-2 Greyhound naval cargo airframe.

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