DRS Technologies to provide engineering and logistics support services for U.S. Air Force

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 9 October 2006. DRS Technologies Inc. has received two contracts with a combined value of $25.5 million to provide a range of engineering, technical, and logistics services to support various types of aircraft and equipment for the U.S. Air Force.

Oct 9th, 2006

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 9 October 2006. DRS Technologies Inc. has received two contracts with a combined value of $25.5 million to provide a range of engineering, technical, and logistics services to support various types of aircraft and equipment for the U.S. Air Force.

The primary areas of support will be focused on aircraft fuel accessory test equipment repair, the upgrade of Advanced Fuel Accessory Test Systems (AFATS) and associated equipment and facilities.

DRS received the new contracts from the 76th Maintenance Wing, Commodities Division, at Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, in Oklahoma City, Ok.

For these contracts, DRS will provide repair, modification, and test services for various types of aircraft and support equipment, including hardware and software engineering, quality assurance, configuration management, logistics support for industrial facilities and equipment, and reverse engineering, re-engineering, or replicating out-of-production equipment. Work for these contracts will be accomplished by the company's DRS Technical Services unit in Oklahoma City and will continue for four years.

The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center provides and supports the industrial equipment, tooling, processes, and associated facility systems required to perform the maintenance, repair, and overhaul for numerous aircraft. These aircraft include, but are not limited to, the B-1, B-1B, B-2 and B-52 bombers, E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), KC-135 Stratotanker, C-135 Stratolifter, and C-141 Starlifter airlift aircraft, CH-3C and CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters, F-4 Phantom II, F-14 Tomcat, F-15 Eagle, and F-16 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft, and T-37 Tweet trainer.

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