Rockwell Collins wins US Army FlexForce award
Rockwell Collins has announced that the US Army Communication-Electronics Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground has issued it a $35 million award for satellite communication services. The contract, announced on 19 November, is the latest award under an $88 million indefinite quantity, indefinite delivery contract for services.
This contract will see Rockwell Collins provide satellite communication services, including operations, maintenance, upgrades, and training in support of US Army missions in the US and around the world. Rockwell Collins will provide the services as part of its FlexForce Life Cycle Service Solution, its comprehensive service offering for defence and government agencies worldwide, that brings together multiple service offerings from the company.
With the FlexForce programme, Rockwell Collins works closely with the customer to share risk and provide transparency in repair and supply chain on Performance Based Agreements (PBA). The end result is a service solution that meets each customer’s unique operational requirements, including enhanced efficiencies and cost savings. In addition to covering any piece of Rockwell Collins equipment, customers can also opt to include third-party systems.
Scott Gunnufson, vice president and general manager of Service Solutions for Rockwell Collins, said of the award win: ‘The flexibility and proven strengths of our FlexForce solution keep customers mission-ready while minimising risk and cost. These services include operating and maintaining critical satellite communication equipment that provides data, voice and video communications from remote areas to enhance the situational awareness of the warfighter.’
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