Rolls-Royce has secured a $73.6 million task order to sustain the propulsion systems of the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft.
The company will also provide inventory control point management, repair, sustaining engineering and technical data support services under the task order, the Defense Department said Thursday.
Work will occur in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is scheduled to finish July 31, 2017.
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center obligated $54.8 million at the time of award from the military branch’s fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) designed the C-130J tactical airlifter platform for flying combat, aerial refueling, firefighting, close air support, search-and-rescue, personal recovery and special operations.