AAR and Boeing to head up airframe maintenance of U.S. Navy P-8A fleet

WOOD DALE, Ill. AAR (NYSE:AIR), a provider of aviation services to commercial airlines and governments, won a seven-year, firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for depot airframe maintenance and depot field team support of the Boeing P-8A Poseidon fleet for the Navy, government of Australia, and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.

Feb 15th, 2018
AAR and Boeing to perform U.S. Navy P-8A fleet airframe maintenance
AAR and Boeing to perform U.S. Navy P-8A fleet airframe maintenance

WOOD DALE, Ill. AAR (NYSE:AIR), a provider of aviation services to commercial airlines and governments, won a seven-year, firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for depot airframe maintenance and depot field team support of the Boeing P-8A Poseidon fleet for the Navy, government of Australia, and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.

Airframe services to be provided by AAR and Boeing include: scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, in-service repair, technical directive incorporation, airframe modifications, and AOG support.

AAR’s work on the P-8A airframe will be performed at AAR’s Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) facilities in Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, and Miami, which are part of its airframe MRO network, which officials say is the largest in the Americas.

“We are honored by this selection and look forward to providing world-class service to military operators of the P-8A in the U.S and overseas,” says Don Wetekam, senior vice president of government business development. “While revenues will vary year to year, this will be a significant addition to the contract logistics sustainment services AAR provides to the government and defense marketplace.”

AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 5,500 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers in more than 100 countries. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions.

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