URS Corporation : URS to Provide Aviation Maintenance Services to U.S. Army
09/21/2011| 08:35am US/Eastern
URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) today announced that it has been awarded a
task order from the Department of Defense to provide aviation
maintenance services for the U.S. Army. The two-year task order, which
was awarded under URS' Contract Field Teams (CFT) Indefinite
Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract, has a maximum value of $129
million to URS.
Under the task order, URS will provide aviation maintenance, program
management and logistics support for rotary wing aircraft and related
equipment at bases in the state of Washington and the Republic of Korea.
URS also will repair, rebuild or overhaul aircraft systems and
components and provide maintenance services to support military units
involved in joint training exercises and mobilization activities.
Commenting on the award, Randall A. Wotring, President of Federal
Services for URS, said: "This important task order further underscores
our expertise in aviation maintenance support and builds upon our work
under the Contract Field Teams program. We look forward to growing our
relationship with the U.S. Army and providing support to our nation's
aviation defense systems and equipment with this significant award."
URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and
technical services for public agencies and private sector companies
around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management;
planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical
assistance; construction and construction management; operations and
maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides
services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and
federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS
Corporation has approximately 48,000 employees in a network of offices
in more than 40 countries (www.urs.com).
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