Three Firms Secure $420M in Africom Airlift Support Contract Modifications

Berry Aviation, Construction Helicopters and Erickson Helicopters have received one-year contract modifications worth $420.5M combined to extend support services for U.S. Africa Command’s fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft platforms.

All three companies will continue to assist Africom in casualty evacuation, passenger and cargo transport, personnel recovery, airdrop and other delivery and transport operations, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

Work commenced Feb. 2 and will continue through Feb. 1, 2021. U.S. Transportation Command is the contracting activity.

Details of the three contract modifications and new ceiling amounts are as follows:

  • Construction Helicopters received a $169M award that brings its contract’s cumulative value to $703.4M
  • Berry Aviation received a $157.9M award that brings its contract’s cumulative value to $674.6M
  • Erickson Helicopters received a $93.6M award that brings its contract’s cumulative value to $379.4M

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