READING, Pa., 1 April 2009. Fidelity Technologies Corp. (Fidelity) won a $35.5 million contract with the U.S. Navy to provide maintenance and operational support for six helicopter flight training locations across the country. The five-year contract for Helicopter Contractor Operation and Maintenance Services (HELO COMS) was entered into with the Naval Air Warfare Center – Training Systems Division (NAWC-TSD).
Under the contract, Fidelity will provide all labor and materials needed to maintain the helicopter flight training systems at five Naval locations, as well as the Marine Corps Air Facility in Quantico, Va. The Naval training locations include: Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island in San Diego NAS Corpus Christi, Texas; Naval Station (NS) Norfolk, Va.; NAS Jacksonville, Fla.; and NS Mayport, Fla.
The agreement falls under the category of Fielded Training Systems Support (FTSS) and covers the simulators for the SH-60B, MH-60S, SH/HH-60F/H, MH-53E, VH-3D, VH-60N, and C2A helicopters.