CADILLAC, Michigan, July 10, 2017 – AAR (NYSE: AIR) has been awarded a $255 million Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support to provide the United States Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps with AM2 pallet and mat assemblies for expeditionary airfields. After a lengthy procurement process, DLA chose AAR Mobility Systems as one of the sources for these mission-critical items.
This contract is structured with a 2-year base and three 1-year option periods and offers DLA a fixed-price for an indefinite quantity over the life of the contract. It is funded through U.S. government fiscal year 2022 defense working capital funds.
“Innovative thinking led us to believe this lightweight rugged aluminum structure used for expeditionary airfields would be a good addition to our product portfolio,” said Lee Krantz, Senior Vice President, Mobility Systems. “While other AAR businesses provide commercial and government aircraft with services and sustainment, this product now allows AAR to say we’re a total solutions provider that has aircraft covered from the ground up.”
About AAR Mobility Systems
AAR Mobility Systems is a leading global supplier of rapid deployment equipment including mobile tactical shelters, pallets and expeditionary containers that enhance the military’s ability to mobilize, deploy, maneuver and sustain forces. AAR Mobility also manufactures large lightweight structural assemblies and platforms that support mission essential functions. Products are supported through a network of service centers, field service teams and strategic partners. More information can be found at www.aarmobilitysystems.com.
AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 5,000 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
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