ITT Wins US Air Force Counter-Drug Surveillance Contract
White Plains, N.Y- ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) today announced that it has been awarded the Forward Operating Location Base Operating Support (FOL-BOS) contract by the Headquarters Air Combat Command Acquisition Management and Integration Center, Langley AFB, Va. The phase-in and base period award is for $7.9 million, and with all options exercised, the contract has a potential value of $194 million. Work will be performed by ITT’s Systems Division.
The FOL-BOS contract includes performing operations that support the aerial counter-drug surveillance mission of the US Southern Command. Multiple Government agencies and allied nations operate aircraft out of sites in the Netherlands Antilles and Ecuador. ITT will provide air traffic control, airfield operations, communications technical services, food service, billeting, civil engineering, emergency fire response and other support as necessary. Phase-in began April 1, and with options, the contract will extend to 2014.
“This vital mission is a key component of protecting our hemisphere from the threat of illegal drugs,” said Pete McKinney, President of ITT Systems Division. “ITT is proud to continue its 40-year legacy of partnership with Air Combat Command and its predecessor, Tactical Air Command—both in this theater and worldwide.”
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