Rockwell Collins Awarded $40M USAF Contract for E-8 Aircrew Training Device Sustainment

Rockwell Collins Simulation & Training Solutions has been awarded a $40 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for E-8 Aircrew Training Device sustainment.

This contract provides for contractor logistics support and training system support center operations of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTAR) Aircrew Training Device. Work will be performed at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia; and Sterling, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by Aug. 3, 2029.

The contracting activity of the award is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) located at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

The Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) is a U.S. Air Force airborne ground surveillance, battle management and command and control aircraft.

The system tracks ground vehicles and some aircraft, collects imagery, and relays tactical pictures to ground and air theater commanders. The aircraft is operated by both active duty Air Force and Air National Guard units and also carries specially trained U.S. Army personnel as additional flight crew.



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