Boeing Receives Contract for Apache Helicopter Rotor Heads

MESA, Ariz. — Boe­ing [NYSE: BA] today announced that the U.S. Defense Logis­tics Agency Avi­a­tion has award­ed the com­pa­ny a three-year con­tract to man­u­fac­ture spare main rotor heads for the U.S. Army’s fleet of Apache attack heli­copters. The fixed-price con­tract calls for an ini­tial 100 main rotor heads, at a val­ue of $31 mil­lion, and allows for 50 addi­tion­al rotor heads, which would increase the con­tract val­ue to $48 mil­lion.

The Army Inte­grat­ed Logis­tics divi­sion of Boe­ing Glob­al Ser­vices & Sup­port will per­form the work at the Boe­ing facil­i­ty in Mesa. “This con­tract award is anoth­er tes­ta­ment to Boe­ing employ­ees’ excel­lent work and their com­mit­ment to the Army,” said Peri Widen­er, Boe­ing direc­tor of Army Inte­grat­ed Logis­tics. “We look for­ward to con­tin­u­ing our rela­tion­ship with the Army and deliv­er­ing afford­able, reli­able logis­tics solu­tions for the warfight­er.”

Boe­ing Army Inte­grat­ed Logis­tics and its Apache World­wide Sup­port sub­di­vi­sion pro­vide a full range of inno­v­a­tive prod­ucts and ser­vices to max­i­mize the readi­ness of Apach­es field­ed around the world, includ­ing public/private part­ner­ships for depot repairs; obso­les­cence man­age­ment; spares and repairs demand fore­cast­ing; and inven­to­ry opti­miza­tion.

A unit of The Boe­ing Com­pa­ny, Boe­ing Defense, Space & Secu­ri­ty is one of the world’s largest defense, space and secu­ri­ty busi­ness­es spe­cial­iz­ing in inno­v­a­tive and capa­bil­i­ties-dri­ven cus­tomer solu­tions, and the world’s largest and most ver­sa­tile man­u­fac­tur­er of mil­i­tary air­craft. Head­quar­tered in St. Louis, Boe­ing Defense, Space & Secu­ri­ty is a $34 bil­lion busi­ness with 68,000 employ­ees world­wide.

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Amy Rea­gan
Glob­al Ser­vices & Sup­port
Office: 256–461-5888
Mobile: 256–509-8123

Scott Day
Glob­al Ser­vices & Sup­port
Office: 703–872-4206
Mobile: 703–403-3083


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