MADISON, Ala., Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyonek Global Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Tyonek Services Group, Inc. (TSG) and Tyonek Native Corporation, has been awarded a $16 million contract to provide integration services of the Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) for UH-1N aircraft. SOF/PR – Rotary Wing & Avionics, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.
Engineering design and A Kit manufacturing will be performed at Tyonek's manufacturing facility in Madison, Alabama. Verification and Validation efforts will be performed at the company's state-of-the-art aircraft modification facility located at the Stennis International Airport, Kiln, Mississippi. Fleet modifications will be performed by Contract Field Teams at CONUS and OCONUS locations. The HUMS system is expected to provide continuous monitoring with flight data to avoid mishaps (both aircraft and repair), reduce maintenance and ultimately provide enhanced safety and aircraft availability.
"We are extremely pleased to support the US Air Force, SOF/PR on this high value program. This work allows us to leverage interrelated capabilities in engineering and aviation-qualified product manufacturing with our modification installation services facility," said Steve Adlich, President, TSG. "By having comprehensive capabilities, in house, we are able to support the entire program and provide our customers with a cost-effective, end-to-end solution."
About Tyonek Native Corporation
Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC) is the parent company to a variety of subsidiary businesses in industries including ISO 9000 certified defense manufacturing and engineering, aircraft maintenance, information technology services, land and resource development, and construction. The company owns and manages over 200,000 acres of land, primarily on the West side of Cook Inlet in South Central Alaska.
An Alaska Native Corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA), the company is governed by a board of nine directors and a management team who are accountable to a community of more than 900 shareholders.
The corporation's headquarters is in Anchorage, Alaska, with offices in Madison, Alabama, and subsidiary facilities located throughout the continental United States. For more information, visit www.tyonek.com.
SOURCE Tyonek Native Corporation