DAG 2015 – Services

ARCHIVED - Legacy Hercules/Aurora fleets Propulsion Group Sustainment (PGS) Support Contract

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In-Service Support


The objective of this PGS contract is to secure Repair and Overhaul (R&O) support for the T56 Propulsion Group (PG) of the legacy Hercules and Aurora fleets. The contract solicitation will occur using a pilot project approach under the sustainment initiative, where the goal is to develop and demonstrate the benefits of the introduction of performance based best practices. Industry engagement will be a key element in ensuring the requirements of government and industry are aligned.


The performance based enterprise-wide sustainment system will support the 13 legacy Hercules’ and 14 Aurora’s fleet operational requirements up to year 2030. This T56 contract shall include the support to the Rolls-Royce T56 engines, Lockheed Martin quick engine change assembles, 54H60 Hamilton Sundstrand propellers, Honeywell auxiliary power units (for legacy Hercules only) and all associated accessories and components. A letter of interest was posted on buy and sell, requesting industry feedback on the performance based best practices, and the optimal division of responsibilities between government and industry. As such, a definitive scope of work has yet to be defined, but may include:

  • Maintenance support including publications, training and field support;
  • Engineering support including configuration management;
  • Materiel management; and
  • Logistics support.

Preliminary Estimate

  • $250 million to $499 million

Anticipated Timeline

  • 2015
    • Request for Proposal Release
  • 2016
    • Contract Award

Point of Contact

Director Aerospace Equipment Programme Management, Transport and Helicopter
Phone: 819-939-4454

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