The U.S. Army has awarded Support Systems Associates, Inc. (SSAI), with its major subcontractor BAE Systems, the Logistics Support Facilities Management Activity (LSFMA) contract, a multiple award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a ceiling value up to $1.5 billion over five years.
“SSAI is very pleased to be a prime contractor for Logistics Support Facilities,” said Michael Reynolds, SSAI Vice President of Business Development. “We are committed to customer satisfaction and look forward to working with the U.S. Army, LSFMA, BAE Systems and all of our team mates, current and future, to ensure a successful program. SSAI is excited to establish a presence in Huntsville, Alabama supporting the Redstone Arsenal.”
SSAI has teamed with BAE Systems to provide a flexible, timely, and cost-effective team with the facilities, personnel, and expertise to support the aircraft modifications and other support and services included under the contract. SSAI is establishing relationships with other Huntsville-based subcontractors required to support performance of issued task orders.
“BAE Systems has shown our commitment to this contract by the investments we made last year in Albertville and Huntsville to enhance performance,” said Floyd McConnell, vice president of Integrated Aviation Solutions at BAE Systems. “We look forward to partnering with SSAI to support the U.S. Army’s aviation mission which will increase employment in the local communities.”
This five-year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract includes a full range of services across aviation platforms supported by the Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation, Army Materiel Command (AMC)/Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), including engineering development of aircraft modifications, application of modifications to the aircraft fleet, logistics support of systems and aircraft and more. In addition, services will be performed on aviation platforms operated by other U.S. government agencies and some Foreign Military Sales (FMS) countries.
The work will be performed by SSAI and BAE Systems personnel in SSAI’s new facility to be opened in Huntsville, Ala. as well as the BAE Systems hangar in Albertville, Ala. and offices in Huntsville, Ala.
About Support Systems Associates, Inc.
Founded in 1969, SSAI has over forty years of experience in program management and specialized engineering solutions for military aircraft modifications. SSAI has provided modification support for both fixed and rotary wing aircraft, covering a wide range of aircraft systems and subsystems, supporting all U.S. Department of Defense agencies and foreign military customers.
About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems is a premier global defense aerospace and security company with approximately 88,000 employees worldwide. BAE Systems’ wide-ranging products and services provide critical support for air, land and maritime forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services.
The Aerospace Solutions business of BAE Systems, based in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., provides a full spectrum of services to extend the life and readiness of aviation, electronics, communications, aerospace and avionics platforms. These services include depot-level support; facility operations and maintenance; obsolescence management; and aircraft, satellite and ground communications maintenance, upgrade and modification programs. With more than 2,200 employees positioned around the world, Aerospace Solutions delivers world-class products and services that enable every customer to achieve ultimate mission success, every time.