M7 wins $50M BAE subcontract

March 5, 2013 at 12:58 PM

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 5 (UPI) -- BAE Systems has given a subsidiary of Elbit Systems of America a $50 million subcontract to provide logistics support for U.S. Navy aircraft.

Under the award M7 Aerospace will help provide organizational and intermediate level maintain maintenance and supply-chain management and engineering services to T-34, T-44 and T-6 trainer aircraft to support training at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas; Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla.; and Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Fla.

Elbit said work supply chain management and engineering services on T-34 aircraft will be conducted at "satellite" locations.

"We are pleased to team with BAE Systems for this opportunity and to serve the United States Chief of Naval Air Training," said Raanan Horowitz, president and chief executive officer of Elbit Systems of America.

"At Elbit Systems of America, our mission is to develop innovative solutions that protect and save our warfighters' lives. With this opportunity we are providing mission capable, safe-for-flight aircraft for our nation's warriors as they train for the future.

The subcontract to M7 is for five years.

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