AAR, September 01, 2016 - WOOD DALE, Illinois – On September 1, 2016, the Department of State awarded AAR Airlift Group, Inc. (AAR) the contract for INL Global Aviation Support Services (GASS).
This new contract continues the services currently provided under the current Global Aviation Support Services contract. The GASS contract was competed in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
AAR will be issued Task Orders under the GASS contract. Potential duration for this contract is eleven years, including a six month phase-in, a base year plus two options, up to seven award term option years and a six month phase-out.
The GASS contract ceiling, to include all related task orders is $10 billion. The contract minimum guarantee is $100,000.
About AAR: AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 4,500 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions.
About INL/A: The Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Office of Aviation (INL/A),interchangeably referred to as DoS Air Wing, provides aviation support for the eradication and interdiction of illicit drugs, training of contractor and host nation personnel, movement of personnel and equipment, reconnaissance, personnel recovery (PR), medical evacuation, security of personnel and equipment, and ferrying of aircraft.
The mission is performed in several overseas nations under conditions which may be permissive or non-permissive, and which can be austere. INL/A may operate in denied areas under extremely hostile and very austere conditions. Operations are currently performed in Central Florida, Colombia, Peru, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq.