Vertex Aerospace awarded US Navy contract

Vertex Aerospace awarded US Navy contract

Logistics support contract will provide USN C-26 aircraft maintenance, materials, avionics, engines, propellers, and ground support equipment.

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Vertex Aerospace, a provider of aftermarket aerospace services, was awarded a Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) contract with the U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland. Vertex will provide full CLS maintenance support to USN C-26 aircraft, to include aircraft maintenance, materials, avionics, engines, propellers, and ground support equipment.

Work will be performed at two U.S. locations and two international sites and is expected to be completed by 2025. Vertex has a long history of successful CLS maintenance support to Navy platforms, including the C-9, C-12, CH-53E, E-6B, T-34, T-44, T-45, TH-57, F-16, and F/A-18 aircraft programs.

"We're excited to expand our portfolio to provide service and product support for this additional platform," said Vertex Aerospace CEO and President Ed Boyington.

Mississippi-based Vertex Aerospace offers aftermarket aerospace services for government and commercial customers, operating in more than 100 locations worldwide. It has a 50% veteran employee rate.