MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HII (NYSE: HII) announced today that its Mission Technologies division was awarded a $138 million recompete task order to provide professional services to the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Bombers Directorate (AFLCMC/WB) that will support the fielding of critical combat capabilities for U.S. combatant commands.
AFLCMC is responsible for the sustainment and modernization of the bombers portfolio, which includes the B-1, B-2 and B-52, and for organizing, training, and equipping the Center’s B-21 System Program Office.
The contract augments the program office’s military and civil service capabilities with advisory and assistance services. These services help to holistically track and manage programs and projects involving research, development, test, evaluation, production, modernization and life-cycle acquisition and sustainment activities.
“Supporting the critical development and acquisition of Air Force bombers demands proven expertise across program management, engineering, innovative technology and more,” said Grant Hagen, president of Mission Technologies’ Cyber, Electronic Warfare and Space business group. “Our team is intently focused on successful mission execution, and we look forward to continuing to support Air Force solutions that deliver the warfighter advantage.”
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The recompeted task order was awarded under the General Service Administration’s (GSA) One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) Pool 1 contract vehicle. It has a one-year term with four possible one-year option periods. Most of the work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.
HII’s support to AFLCMC/WB is an extension of work performed under a previous contract awarded in June 2017.
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U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Bombers Directorate Task Order
HII’s Mission Technologies division has been awarded a $138 million recompete task order to provide professional services to the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Bombers Directorate that will support the fielding of critical combat capabilities for U.S. combatant commands.
Originally published at https://www.einpresswire.com/article/651160379/hii-is-awarded-138-million-u-s-air-force-recompete-task-order-to-support-planning-and-acquisition-of-critical-warfighting-capabilities