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I/ITSEC 2019: T-1A Jayhawk support contract awarded

27th November 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Trevor Nash in London


Madison, Mississippi-based Vertex Aerospace LLC, part of the American Industrial Partners group of companies, has been awarded a $77.25 million firm-fixed-price contract for contractor operated and maintained base supply of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) fleet of 178 T-1A Jayhawk trainer aircraft.

The contract was awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma. According to the USAF, three bids were received.

The first phase of the programme runs until 30 November 2020 and is funded at nearly $15.79 million.

The T-1A Jayhawk is a medium-range, twin-engine jet trainer used in the

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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