The U.S. Air Force has contracted Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. to provide support services for C-20 and C-27 transport aircraft, according to an 27 July statement by the US Department of Defense (DoD).
The DoD has reported that Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Savannah, Georgia, has been awarded a USD36 million firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract FA8106-18-D-0002 for C-20/C-37 fleet sustainment.
The contract modification is for exercise of Option Year 1, to include issuance of task orders for five months extension of contract term to support the C-20 and C-37 fleet for the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard; funding uninterrupted continuation of contractor logistics.
The C-20 and C-37 is are military modifications of the commercial Gulfstream aircraft.
The fleet of C-20 and C-37 aircraft provide distinguished visitor airlift for military and government officials.
They support the long range/low passenger load distinguished visitor airlift niche, offering worldwide access while including a communications suite which supports worldwide secure voice and data communications for the distinguished visitor and staff.
The work is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2019. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenances funds are being obligated at the time of award. The total cumulative face value of the contract is USD594 million.