Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Five-year UH-60 maintenance contract for Virginia Air National Guard

The Virginia Army National Guard is soliciting for a contractor to provide Phase 1 & 2 maintenance for the UH-60 Blackhawks at the Virginia Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF).

“The government intends to award a single contract to the qualified offeror,” the Army said in a contract solicitation released Wednesday.

The contractor will furnish all labor and services required to provide a wide range of maintenance and related administrative services. The base period of performance for the contract is Aug. 1 through July 31, 2024, with four, one-year option periods.

The Army Aviation Support Facility of the Virginia Army National Guard is responsible for Aviation Unit Maintenance, Aviation Intermediate Maintenance and Depot/Sustainment repair of all Army National Guard helicopters in support of federal and state operations. The facility, located in Sandston, Va., provides full-time support to aviation units including flight operations, safety, maintenance, standardization and training.

Approximately 120 full-time employees at the AASF and the annex at the Chesterfield County Airport support 18 UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters, three HH-60 medical evacuation Black Hawk helicopters, four UH-72 Lakota light utility helicopters and a C-12 twin turboprop passenger and cargo aircraft.

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