Department of Defense selects Erickson for rotary and fixed wing capability
PORTLAND, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and aerial services company, has been awarded a firmed fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a base year with options for three additional years. The contract will provide dedicated rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft to the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) area of responsibility (AOR). The USPACOM AOR is defined as, but not limited to, continental Asia, Philippine Islands, and countries supporting operations in the Philippines. Erickson will execute the contract utilizing organic rotary and fixed wing Erickson platforms.
“Erickson is proud to perform this mission in support of the Department of Defense and the Warfighters. Our combination of experience supporting these operations, and ability to utilize the B214ST Helicopter, a platform where we are Bell’s product support provider, enables us to offer exceptional value and performance to U.S. Government customers.” Kevin Cochie, VP & GM, Erickson Defense and National Security.
Erickson is a leading global provider of aviation services and operates, maintains and manufactures utility aircraft to safely transport and place people and cargo around the world. The Company is self-reliant, multifaceted and operates in remote locations under challenging conditions specializing in Defense and National Security, Manufacturing and MRO, and Commercial Aviation Services (comprised of firefighting, HVAC, transmission line, construction, timber harvesting, oil and gas and specialty lift). With roots dating back to 1960, Erickson operates a fleet of more than 50 aircraft, is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, and operates in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Australia. For more information, please visit our website at www.ericksoninc.com.
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