AAR begins 15-Year USD 909m landing gear contract for USAF

AAR (NYSE: AIR) has received the notice to proceed on the USD 909,394,297 fixed-price contract from the US Air Force for the Landing Gear Performance-Based Logistics One program, the company said.

AAR will provide total supply chain management including purchasing, remanufacturing, distribution and inventory control to support all Air Force depot and field-level, foreign military sales, other services, and contractor requisitions received for all C-130, KC-135 and E-3 landing gear parts.

Repair work will be done at AAR´s landing gear services facility in Miami and inventory supply and management will be handled via AAR offices and warehouses in Wood Dale, Illinois, and Ogden, Utah.

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.