AAR CORP., a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs, and OEMs, has been awarded a firm-fixed-price (FFP) requirements contract from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to produce next-generation all-aluminum cargo pallets.
The basic contract period of performance is for 18 months with eight 12-month options and one six-month option. The total contract value including option periods is US$173.5 million.
The next-generation all-aluminum cargo pallets will be manufactured in Cadillac, Michigan, by AAR Mobility Systems, which specialises in the design and manufacture of mission-tailored configurations, integration/modification, re-fit of mobile shelter systems, internal slingable unit (ISU®) containers, specialty pallets and life-cycle support for governments, militaries and nonprofit organisations worldwide. (£1.00 = US$1.22 at time of publication)