Air Force Taps Sierra Nevada for $172M A-29 FMS Contract With Lebanon

Sierra-NevadaSierra Nevada has won a potential four-year, $172.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce six A-29 aircraft for the government of Lebanon through a foreign military sales agreement.

The firm-fixed-price contract also covers support equipment, spares, interim contractor assistance, alternate mission tools and engineering support services for the planes, the Defense Department said Friday.

The company will perform contract work at its facility in Mary Esther, Florida, through July 31, 2019.

The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to Sierra Nevada through a sole-source procurement, according to DoD.

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