Contract Valued at up to $540 Million Over Nine Years
(Orangeburg, N.Y., October 2, 2009) -- Chromalloy announced today that it will provide aircraft engine and auxiliary power unit (APU) maintenance, services and replacement parts as a member of the Northrop Grumman team on the KC-10 Extender Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) program.
The Air Force announced its selection of Northrop Grumman as the prime contractor for comprehensive depot maintenance and logistic support for the KC-10 CLS program. The program will operate in direct support of the U. S. Air Force KC-10 air refueling fleet of 59 aircraft.
"We are pleased to support Northrop Grumman and to provide engine maintenance and service for the KC-10 aerial refueling tanker fleet," said Armand F. Lauzon, Jr., Chromalloy President. "Chromalloy brings a long legacy of outstanding service and quality components and replacement parts to aircraft engines. We are strongly committed to ensuring the mission readiness of this aircraft fleet."
Chromalloy's portion of the contract is valued at $540 million over nine years and covers engine maintenance and component services for 204 of the CF6-50C2 engines and 77 APUs.
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