L-3 Subsidiary Wins $302M Navy Logistics Support Contract for C-12 Transport, Trainer Planes

LogisticsA subsidiary of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential $302.2 million contract to provide logistics services for the C-12 Huron utility lift aircraft of the U.S. Navy.

L-3 unit Vertex Aerospace will perform post-production, aircraft maintenance and materials delivery for Marine Corps Reserve C-12 as well as Navy TC-12B trainer aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

Vertex Aerospace will carry out the task in the U.S., Bahrain, Cuba and Japan under the firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery contract and is scheduled to complete work in July 2021.

The Naval Air Systems Command received five bids for the contract via an electronic request for proposals.

C-12, manufactured by Hawker Beechcraft Corp., is designed to transport personnel and cargo, perform range clearance, provide medical evacuation, aid in humanitarian rescue missions, train pilots and test assets.

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