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Contractor: L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, LP
L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, L.P., of Greenville, Texas, was awarded a firm-fixed price contract June 13, 2007, estimated at $2.04 billion for procurement of up to 78 Joint Cargo Aircraft (C-27J Spartan). This includes pilot and loadmaster training, and contractor logistics support for the United States Army and Air Force. The contract consists of three 12-month ordering periods for Low-Rate Initial Production and two 12-month options for Full-Rate Production. Four bids were received under the full and open competition in response to the March 17, 2006, request for proposals. Work in the United States will be performed at Waco, Texas. Aircraft manufacture will occur in Italy. Work is to be completed by June 30, 2012. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-07-0099).
Total Contract Value: $2,040,000,000