Project Name: Deeper Maintenance of the F/A-18 Hornet Fleet - Australia
Project Status: Tenders
Project Type: Parent
Project Start Quarter: Q4 2011
Project End Quarter: Q4 2015
Project Value(USD): 100 Million
Project Sector: Logistics & Support
The aim of the contract is to provide deeper maintenance for the F/A-18 Classic Hornet fleet.
The F/A-18 Hornet is a very capable multi-role fighter which can undertake a wide range of air-to-air and air-to-ground missions including air combat, close air support of ground troops, and interdiction of enemy supply lines.
Australian Department of Defence (DoD) is undertaking the Deeper Maintenance of the F/A-18 Hornet Fleet contract.
The contract is to provide all deeper maintenance for the 55 single-seat and 16 dual-seat aircraft and associated systems.
The contract involves providing operational fight trainers, computer-based training systems, maintenance training systems and Classic Hornet unique ground support and test equipment.
The DoD has issued Request for Tender (RFP) on May 2012 RFT closes in July 2012 with the new contract expected to take effect from April 2013. The estimated value of the contract is US$100 million.
Project Location: Russell Offices, Australian Capital Territory, 2600, Canberra, Australia, Oceania.
The US$100 million contract involves:
1. Providing operational fight trainers
2. Providing computer-based training systems
3. Providing maintenance training systems
4. Providing Classic Hornet unique ground support and test equipment.
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