EricksonÂ has received a five-year, $13 million contract with U.S. Special Operations Command Africa to provide fixed wing aerial services to the Defense Department.
The aviation services companyÂ will work to help transport personnel and equipment in the North and Western regions of Africa under the blanket purchase agreement, Erickson said Monday.
Brian Pierson, vice president and general manager of Ericksonâ€™s global defense and security business, said the company intends for the contract to â€œdeliver support to the U.S. military in one of the most austere and remote operating environments in the world.â€
Erickson will perform work through November 2021.
The Federal Aviation Administration‘s Commercial Airlift Review Board has authorized the company to operate both fixed and rotary wing aircraft for DoD.