M1 Support Services has been awardedÂ a $79.6 million contract byÂ the U.S. Air ForceÂ to maintain the serviceÂ branch’s fleet ofÂ UH-1N helicopters.
The Defense Department said ThursdayÂ M1 will also provide UH-1N aircrew flight equipment and weapons maintenance services under theÂ firm-fixed-price contract.
The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency will obligate $13.3 million inÂ fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award.
Work will occurÂ at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Minot Air Force Base, F.E. Warren Air Force Base and Yokota Air Force Base through July 31, 2021.
The UH-1N light-lift utility helicopter is designed forÂ various missions such as airlift of emergency security forces, security and surveillance of off-base nuclear weapons convoys and visitor airlifts.
M1 Support Services won a separate $193.8 million contract in JuneÂ to support the Air Force’s T-38 Talon trainer maintenance program.