Navy Awards Bell Helicopter Textron $391M for UH-1Y, AH-1Z Long Lead Parts

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $391, 426, 326 contract modification to Bell Helicopter Textron for long lead parts and components for 25 new and re-manufactured helicopters.

According to the Defense Department, the parts are needed for the manufacture of 15 new UH-1Y aircraft, seven new AH-1Z aircraft and the re-manufacturing of three AH-1Z aircraft.

The Pentagon expects work under the firm-fixed-price modification to complete in July 2015 and the work will occur in both Fort Worth and Amarillo, Texas.

Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year and the Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity

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