Helispec awarded IDIQ contract
Published 9:39 am Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Helispec, located in Brantley, Ala., announced they have been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite
Quantity (IDIQ) contract to perform work for the United States Army National Guard.
The contract is designed for Helispec to perform work on a variety of aircraft to include the
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CH-47 Chinook, UH-60 Blackhawk, UH-1 Huey, AH-64 Apache and OH-58 aircraft. The contract is for five years with up to 100 aircraft per year. Helispec has previously performed work for this customer and has produced the quality of work that directly
reflects in the ability to win this IDIQ contract. Aircraft have already started flowing into
Helispec has performed work on in excess of 300 aircraft for the US Army and State
Agencies. Helispec, is a Female, Disabled veteran, American Indian owned small
business located in a federal hubzone in Brantley.
Helispecs CEO, Sandi Smith stated that this contract has provided the ability to to
increase the facilities of Helispec to provide more services for their customers and
support for the United States Military. President Steven (Gregg) Holt was involved with
the negotiations of the contract and is excited to see it come to fruition stating that this
contract is a major step forward for Helispec.
Mark Topping, VP, said that in a time of such economic uncertainties, it is a major
boost for the company and the surrounding area and that it is great to be able to provide
more positions of long term employment.
Founded in 2004 by Sandi Smith, Gregg Holt and Mark Topping, Helispec’s facilities
have grown in size to be able to accommodate 11+ aircraft in work simultaneously.
Helispec also boasts a state of the art paint shop and paint booth which can accommodate some of the largest helicopters to date. Helispec’s spectrum of repair
and overhaul services includes in-house reworks, paint shop, avionics, upgrades,
structural repairs/upgrades, component overhaul materials management and logistics in
addition to 24/7 customer support and contact teams.