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3 Firms Selected for $949M Centcom Rotary-Wing Airlift Support Program

The U.S. Transportation Command has selected three companies to provide rotary-wing airlift services within the U.S. Central Command‘s area of responsibility under separate indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth up to $948.8 million combined over four years.

The Defense Department said Wednesday the base period of performance will run through April 30, 2018, and work could extend until April 30, 2021, if all contract options are exercised.

Transcom will finance task orders using its fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds.

Initial contract values for individual companies are provided below:

  • AAR Airlift Group – $158.7 million
  • Construction Helicopters Inc., doing business as CHI Aviation – $154 million
  • Columbia Helicopters – $172.2 million

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