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US Navy renews Lockheed Martin Seahawk PBL contract

18th February 2020 - 11:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


The US Navy has renewed Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission System’s H-60 Seahawk Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract, it announced on 15 February.

The $2.3 billion US Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support contract will run from now until January 2027.

The PBL contract provides supply support for the MH-60R/S helicopter platform. It will cover almost a thousand individual items comprised of Weapon Replaceable Assemblies and Shop Replaceable Assemblies, including the main rotor blade, main gearbox and the Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS).

The ALFS - a new system add that was not previously supported under the original PBL - allows for rapid search rate, longer detection range over a wider area and is high performing in both deep and shallow water.

The objective of the PBL contract is to increase reliability and availability of H-60 components, as well as the potential to improve Mean Time Between Depot Demand (MTBDD). By decreasing the MTBDD, parts will be available sooner and reduce the number of backorders to the fleet.

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