L-3 Communications Awarded $81 Million for Air Force One Information Management Upgrade

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The Presiden't Plane - Air Force One

Source: USSS

WASHINGTON - According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the Air Force is modifying a firm fixed price contract with L-3 Communications Integrated Systems of Greenville, Texas for an estimated $81 million.

This contract modification is for non-recurring engineering from preliminary design review through critical design review to include both A & B kits for the Airborne Information Management System (AIMS) for the VC-25A aircraft. The mission of the VC-25A aircraft - Air Force One - is to provide air transport for the president of the United States.

At this time, the entire amount has been obligated. 727 ACSG/PKB, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (FA8106-08-C0005, P00010).

Source:  U.S. Dept of Defense

Associated URL: www.defenselink.mil

Source Date: June 3, 2009

Posted: 06/04/2009

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