M7 Aerospace wins BAE Systems support contract
Elbit Systems of America company, M7 Aerospace, has been issued a sub-contract by BAE Systems to provide logistics support for the T-34, T-44, and T-6 aircraft of the US Navy’s aircraft training programme.
The five year award, worth approximately $50 million, is a sub-contract of BAE Systems’ Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) contract for the programme. BAE Systems was awarded the $400 million contract in December 2012; it covers scheduled inspections, required repairs, modifications and logistical support for more than 300 aircraft operated by the Chief of Naval Air Training.
Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO, Elbit Systems of America, said: ‘We are pleased to team with BAE Systems for this opportunity and to serve the US Chief of Naval Air Training. At [Elbit Systems of America], our mission is to develop innovative solutions that protect and save our warfighters' lives. With this opportunity we are providing mission capable, safe-for-flight aircraft for our nation’s warriors as they train for the future.’
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