Contracts cover wide range of gear including handheld computers.
The Air Force requires thousands of low-cost electronic and hardware commodity items to keep its fleet of aircraft flying and yesterday awarded eight companies contracts valued at $288 million to supply it with 3,000 separate items.
Under the Third Party Logistics Follow-on Service Acquisition, vendors will source and supply the Air Force with commodity electronic equipment valued in the $20,000 or less range. That equipment includes handheld computers, network analyzers, electronic test equipment, radio and radar antennas, intercoms, radio and TV equipment as well as hardware such as portable gantry cranes and lubrication dispensing gear.
The current Air Force Third Party Logistics contract valued at $135 million expires next month.
The Air Force awarded two contracts for the Third Party Logistics Follow-on Service Acquisition. Winners of the small business, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract valued at $231 million are ATAP Inc, Eastaboga, Alabama; Advanced Technology Systems Company, McLean, Virginia; Boneal Inc., Means, Kentucky; Charleston Logistics LLC, Charleston, South Carolina; and Tec-Masters Inc., Huntsville, Alabama.
Cherokee Nation Red Wing LLC., Tulsa, Oklahoma; International Logistics Group LLC., Warner Robins, Georgia; and Precision Air Inc., Manning, South Carolina, won the $57 million small disadvantaged business Third Party Logistics Follow-on Service Acquisition contract.