COMFRC awards USD 6bn KRACEn contract to 42 small business industry partners

US Navy Air Systems Command, Fleet Readiness Center (COMFRC) has announced the award of a 10-year USD 6.1 billion contract to 42 small business industry partners, enabling US Navy, government customers and international partners to procure aircraft maintenance services, the company said.

The Kits, Recovery, Augmentation, Components and Engines (KRACEn) is multi-award contract (MAC) that will provide maintenance services and support for single satellite sites, small aircraft quantities, personnel to augment government maintenance teams, and overhaul capabilities for aircraft components and subsystems.This is COMFRC´s first, multi-billion contract award.

The nature of the work covered by KRACEn–simple platform, organizational-level Contractor Logistic Services (CLS) requirements involving few aircraft, elemental or off-aircraft tasks–is well-suited for small businesses, according to COMFRC Acquisition Group, CLS Division Lead Chris Giggey.

KRACEn is the second contract in COMFRC toolbox for Commercial Maintenance and Modification services.