GD to Repackage A-10 Ammo for AC-130 Gunships
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactics Systems in Marion, IL received a $9.2 million firm-fixed-price, performance-based hybrid services contract. They will procure ammunition links, clips and the necessary packaging material to assemble and re-package HEI(high explosive incendiary) 30mm cannon ammunition from the current packaging configuration for the A-10 “Warthog” close air support fighter into linked and clipped configurations in support of the Air Force Special Operations Command’s AC-130H “Specter” and AC-130U “Spooky” gunships.
Solicitations began July 2006, negotiations were complete August 2006, and work will be complete August 2007. The Headquarters Ogden Air Logistics Center at Hill Air Force Base, UT issued the contract (FA8213-06-C-0105).