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PAE Secures Potential $158M Air Force Contract for Aircraft Maintenance

PAE Secures Potential $158M Air Force Contract for Aircraft Maintenance

The Air Force has awarded PAE a potential $158M contract to manage aircraft and equipment maintenance in support of the 96th Test Wing missions at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. 

PAE's contract includes a one-year base performance period, six one-year options and a potential six-month extension, the company announced Thursday.

“PAE is proud and honored to remain on the Eglin Team and to continue its partnership with the USAF in maintaining safe and ready aircraft," said Mike Frazier, vice president of PAE's global mission services division. 

Under the terms of the contract, PAE will provide the personnel, equipment, logistics and technical support needed to repair, maintain and modify F-15 and F-16 fighter jets, among other aircraft.

The company will also maintain support equipment and provide crash recovery services.

Frazier said the contract win "is a result of the skill, knowledge and ability of the professional workforce and program leadership." 

Company CEO and President John Heller, a 2020 Wash100 winner, said PAE enables successful Air Force missions by providing expertise and process improvements based on reliable data analysis.  

PAE is a publicly traded defense and government services contractor headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. The company said it is most prominently known as a major contractor of the Department of State. 

PAE specializes in global missions, training, logistics, operations and maintenance services, stabilization, peacekeeping, national security, reconstruction missions, expeditionary construction and justice training.

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