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AAR Supply Tapped For V-22 And Black Hawk Repair | Pentagon Watchdog To Investigate Gaza Pier | Korea Might Purchase Polish Drones

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Americas AAR Supply Chain Inc.won a $46 million contract for V-22 Osprey Black Hawk aircraft repair and replacement parts. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 US Code 3204 (a)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. This is a three-year base contract with three three-year option periods. The performance completion date is June 29, 2027. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia. Sierra Nevada won a $11 million for a firm-fixed-price, spares delivery order under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the purchase of four communication interface units used in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. The delivery order does not include an option period. All work will be performed in Sparks, Nevada, and work is expected to be completed by July 2026. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity. Middle East & Africa A Pentagon watchdog announced on Thursday it would investigate the effectiveness of the Gaza pier mission in delivering humanitarian aid. The Pentagon’s Office of the Inspector General will coordinate with the U.S. Agency for International Development’s watchdog on two independent investigations, according to a statement from the Office of the Inspector General. Europe According to Defense […]
Americas

AAR Supply Chain Inc.won a $46 million contract for V-22 Osprey Black Hawk aircraft repair and replacement parts. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 US Code 3204 (a)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. This is a three-year base contract with three three-year option periods. The performance completion date is June 29, 2027. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia.

Sierra Nevada won a $11 million for a firm-fixed-price, spares delivery order under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the purchase of four communication interface units used in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. The delivery order does not include an option period. All work will be performed in Sparks, Nevada, and work is expected to be completed by July 2026. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

Middle East & Africa

A Pentagon watchdog announced on Thursday it would investigate the effectiveness of the Gaza pier mission in delivering humanitarian aid. The Pentagon’s Office of the Inspector General will coordinate with the U.S. Agency for International Development’s watchdog on two independent investigations, according to a statement from the Office of the Inspector General.

Europe

According to Defense Post, Steel Front has delivered three Swedish tactical boats to the Ukrainian Armed Forces to support its defenses against Russia. The company announcement revealed that the vehicles are CB90 fast assault craft originally developed by Saab’s shipbuilder Dockstavarvet for the Swedish Navy. The CB90 measures 15.9 meters (52 feet) and has a beam of 3.8 meters (12.6 feet).

Asia-Pacific

South Korea’s military is evaluating the potential acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Poland, marking a new chapter in the growing partnership between the two nations’ defense sectors. A South Korean delegation will soon travel to Poland to inspect their UAVs and assess their suitability for operations on the Korean Peninsula. This move comes amidst increasing recognition of the importance of drones in modern warfare. Notably, Poland’s Warmate suicide drone has seen deployment by Ukraine in its ongoing conflict with Russia.

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