Avion Solutions wins $44M Army fixed-wing contract

Project partners include additional Huntsville firms

Huntsville-based Avion Solutions has been awarded a $44.3 million task order for technical support to the U.S. Army Fixed Wing Project Office.

Avion leads a team including SAIC, Radiance, Intrepid, PPT and The Lockwood Group — all either headquartered in Huntsville or with a strong Huntsville presence.

The contract covers “life-cycle management of the Army’s fleet of existing and emerging Fixed Wing aircraft systems, to include Special Electronic Mission Aircraft (SEMA) systems, Transport Aircraft (TA) systems, Foreign Military Sales (FMS) aircraft systems, Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) aircraft systems and prototype aircraft systems.”

Rodney Hill, U.S. Army acquisition branch chief for Fixed Wing Project Office, said, “The Fixed Wing team and I are delighted to continue working with Avion, and we are looking forward to a successful partnership.”

Announcing the project award, Avion said, “Avion is honored to have earned the opportunity to continue supporting the Army’s Fixed Wing Project Office and their mission to design, develop, integrate, deliver and support fixed-wing Transport and SEMA aircraft, providing critical capabilities to U.S. Army operational commanders and other Allied Forces for the next five years.

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An employee-owned company, Avion Solutions has been provided engineering and logistics services to the Department of Defense for 30 years.

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