31 Aug 2017

IAP wins $72 million US army contract

IAP has secured a contract with the US Army to provide support to ISR pilot and flight operations for the Fixed Wing Project Office overseas.

The deal is valued at $72 million and will be performed under the Rapid Response Third Generation (R23G) contract vehicle.

Michael Bozeman, Vice President of Aviation & Engineering Solutions said: “With more than 30 years of combined experience, the IAP and Avenge teams are proud to support the Army Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Fixed Wing Fleet.

“Our customers’ mission is our mission, anywhere around the world, and the selection recognises our proven program management integrator delivering mission-critical global solutions with ingenuity and purpose.”

The US Army Fixed Wing Project Office is responsible for life cycle acquisition management of the Army’s fixed wing special electronic mission aircraft (SEMA) fleet of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft.   Army aviation’s SEMA fleet perform surveillance at both the operational and tactical levels during conflicts.

Supporting the project will be Avenge, a full-service aviation company specialising in Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance (AISR) flight operations and training.

Avenge President George Boras said: “We are looking forward to meeting and exceed our customer’s requirement with the exceptional Avenge and IAP people, practices, and proven results.”

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