The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contractor-based 'Red Air' training contract valued at USD6.4 billion, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 18 October.
The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Combat Air Force (CAF) adversary air (ADAIR) award is divided between seven companies, with each contracted for the provision of "complete contracted air support services for realistic and challenging advanced adversary air threats and close air support threats", the DoD said.
The contracted companies comprise Air USA Inc.; Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC); Blue Air Training; Coastal Defense; Draken International; Tactical Air Support; and Top Aces.
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