US awards C-20 contractor logistics support project to Northrop Grumman

Mon Oct 4 2010, 13:48 PM


Project Name: Tinker AFB - C-20 Contractor Logistics Support - USA

Project Status: Implementation/Execution

Project Type: Parent

Project Start Date: 1/4/2010

Project End Date: 31/12/2013

Project Value (USD): 75.52 Million

Project Sector: Support & Maintenance

Project Background:

The aim of the contract is to provide distinguished visitor (DV) airlift for military and government officials. The C-20 is a military modification of the commercial Gulfstream aircraft. They support the long range/low passenger load DV airlift niche, offering worldwide access while including a communications suite which supports worldwide secure voice and data communications for the DV and staff.

Project Description:

Tinker Air Force Base which is a part of US Air Force is undertaking C-20 Contractor Logistics Support contract. The contract is to provide C-20 contractor logistics support which includes depot maintenance, contractor operated and maintained base supply, flight line maintenance and field team support.

The US Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps all operate C-20 aircraft, which is the military designation for Gulfstream III/IV business jets. C-20A-D models are Gulfstream IIIs, while C-20G/H models are the longer range Gulfstream IV. They can carry up to 12 passengers, or light cargo. VIPs, including American political figures, are frequent passengers.

The C-20 contractor logistics support also includes supply and repair of all contractor-owned spares, materials and unique support equipment. The contractor will also provide aircraft paint, aircraft engine overhaul, engineering support, data updates, field team support and depot level modifications as well as aircraft crash investigation, contractor transition support and contract phase-out.

The contract has been awarded in September 2010; and currently work is underway and is scheduled to be completed by the end of Q4 2013. The total value of the contract is $75.52 million.

Project Location: Oklahoma City, 73150, USA, 73150, Oklahoma City, USA, North America


Project Scope: The $75.52 million C-20 Contractor Logistics Support project involves:

1. Depot maintenance.

2. Contractor operated and maintained base supply.

3. Flight line maintenance and field team support.


Tender Award Date: 30/9/2010

Awarded to: Northrop Grumman Corporation

Bidding Companies: Northrop Grumman Corporation