Sunday, January 1, 2012
DoD Renews AAR Airlift Contract
|AAR will use Sikorsky S-92s for airlift support in Afghanistan. The helicopters will transport mail and cargo. AAR Corp.
Wood Dale, Ill.-based AAR Corp. has obtained two renewal options from the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) for airlift support in Afghanistan assisting U.S. and NATO operations. The $150-million contracts run through October 2012. AAR Airlift will use two Sikorsky S-92s, three S-61s and seven Bell 214STs for transporting cargo, mail and personnel in Afghanistan.