URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army to provide Rotary Wing Flight Training at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) in Fort Rucker, Alabama. The contract has a one-year base period and two one-year option periods, with a maximum value of approximately $165 million to URS over the full three years.
Under the contract, URS will provide undergraduate helicopter training to more than 1,200 U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and international military aviators annually.
Commenting on the contract, Randall A. Wotring, President of Federal Services for URS, said: “Since 1986, we have trained more than 20,000 student pilots at the U.S. Army Aviation Center for Excellence. This important win allows URS to extend our proud legacy of being the premier trainer of military rotary wing aviators.”
Source: URS Corp.
Date: Nov 20, 2012