US Navy renews Lockheed Martin Seahawk PBL contract

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Read: 553     16:19     18 February 2020    

The US Navy has renewed Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission System’s H-60 Seahawk Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract, it announced on 15 February.


The $2.3 billion US Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support contract will run from now until January 2027.

The PBL contract provides supply support for the MH-60R/S helicopter platform. It will cover almost a thousand individual items comprised of Weapon Replaceable Assemblies and Shop Replaceable Assemblies, including the main rotor blade, main gearbox and the Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS).

The ALFS - a new system add that was not previously supported under the original PBL - allows for rapid search rate, longer detection range over a wider area and is high performing in both deep and shallow water.

The objective of the PBL contract is to increase reliability and availability of H-60 components, as well as the potential to improve Mean Time Between Depot Demand (MTBDD). By decreasing the MTBDD, parts will be available sooner and reduce the number of backorders to the fleet.

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US Navy renews Lockheed Martin Seahawk PBL contract

2020/02/1582027348.jpg
Read: 554     16:19     18 February 2020    

The US Navy has renewed Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission System’s H-60 Seahawk Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract, it announced on 15 February.


The $2.3 billion US Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support contract will run from now until January 2027.

The PBL contract provides supply support for the MH-60R/S helicopter platform. It will cover almost a thousand individual items comprised of Weapon Replaceable Assemblies and Shop Replaceable Assemblies, including the main rotor blade, main gearbox and the Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS).

The ALFS - a new system add that was not previously supported under the original PBL - allows for rapid search rate, longer detection range over a wider area and is high performing in both deep and shallow water.

The objective of the PBL contract is to increase reliability and availability of H-60 components, as well as the potential to improve Mean Time Between Depot Demand (MTBDD). By decreasing the MTBDD, parts will be available sooner and reduce the number of backorders to the fleet.

Shephard.co.uk



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