Pentagon awards contract extension to support jet trainers
Published: September 27,2013
Tags: Air Force, Aircraft, aviation, Columbua Air Force Base, federal government, jet, L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace, Laughling Air Force Base, military, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Pentagon, Randolph Air Force Base, T-1A, U.S. Department of Defense, Vance Air Force Base
MADISON — A company in Madison has a $102.6 million, one-year extension to its Air Force contract for logistics support of the T-1A training jet.
A news release from the Pentagon yesterday says L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace, LLC will do the work in Madison for five bases in four states.
Those are Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi, Vance Air Force Base, Okla., Randolph and Laughlin Air Force bases in Texas and Pensacola Naval Air Station, Fla.
The T-1A is used for advanced pilot training.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Mississippi Economic Council
Mississippi Chambers of Commerce
Mississippi State Legislature
Mississippi Development Authority
Mississippi Economic Development Council
North Mississippi News
Social Security Disability Lawyer
Auto Accidents Lawyer
Top Posts & Pages
- Shale oil: market correction or longterm direction?
- Aluminum company rumored for Columbus: 'clock' is for website, not plant site
- Tanger Outlets involved in Southaven project
- Hyatt-Place is Columbus’ newest hotel option
- New Mississippi state highway map is available for the public
- J.McLaughlin to open in Highland Village next spring
- MBJ exclusive: Jackson’s new airport CEO fulfills desire to taking on the top job
- DAVID DALLAS: Who in the Hell are We?
- Analysts hail BancorpSouth stock buyback as ‘handsome’ reward for shareholders