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by Richard Tomkins
Mclean, Va. (UPI) Jun 19, 2013
Program management company MCR Federal LLC reports that it has received a U.S. Army task in order to provide support for the service's Apache helicopter program.
The task order comes under the U.S. Army's Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command, or AMCOM, Express contract is worth as much as $14 million.
Work under the award, which involves engineering, data management, testing review, and other support to the Apache Helicopter program in Huntsville, Ala., has a base period of performance and five one-year options.
"This is a great win for MCR and, in particular, for our Army Aviation & Missile Programs Division in Huntsville," said MCR President Vince Kiernan. "It validates our aviation engineering expertise within AMRDEC and AMCOM as a whole, and further expands our platform portfolio across Program Executive Office Aviation."
AMRDEC is the acronym for the Army Aviation and Missile, Development and Engineering Center in Huntsville, which is part of AMCOM.
MCR said that under the task order its support will specifically involve the tracking and database management of Category I and II Quality Deficiency report exhibits and dispositions; engineering reviews of Apache airworthiness documents; review of qualification test plans and reports for Apache AH-64D and AH-64E projects; review of sustainment document; and review of Apache system safety issues.
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