Corpus Christi Army Depot

L-3 Communications awarded $24M more for Corpus Christi Army Depot work

L-3 Communications awarded $24M more for Corpus Christi Army Depot work

6-Apr-2014Source: US DoD

L-3 Communications Aerospace LLC, Madison, Miss., was awarded a $24,728,566 modification (P00020) to contract W912NW-11-F-0101 for labor skilled in the inspection, maintenance, and repair of the CH-47, UH-60, UH-1, AH-1, AH-64 and OH-58 aircraft and aircraft components. Performance on other aircraft types will be mainly limited to crash damaged repair and some modernization. Fiscal 2014... Read more

Machinists Union Wins Organizing Drive for Helicopter Techs in Texas

Machinists Union Wins Organizing Drive for Helicopter Techs in Texas

3-Apr-2014Source: IAM

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced an important organizing victory for 450 military helicopter mechanics, technicians and maintenance personnel employed by L3 at the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) in Corpus Christi, TX. The L3 employees voted for IAM representation by a solid 68% margin on April 2 in a... Read more

Corpus Christi Army Depot breaks ground for new helicopter paint facility

Corpus Christi Army Depot breaks ground for new helicopter paint facility

22-Dec-2013Source: US Army

Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD); the core of Army aviation’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for helicopters, engines and components; broke ground on a new modernized helicopter facility that will house painting operations for Army helicopters, this December. When complete, this $34.2M Aircraft Corrosion Control Facility (ACCF) will meet the painting requirements for the Army’s... Read more

Sikorsky Aerospace Services wins coveted 2012 Military MRO of the Year award

Sikorsky Aerospace Services wins coveted 2012 Military MRO of the Year award

22-Jun-2012Source: Sikorsky

Aviation Week’s Overhaul & Maintenance Magazine has presented its prestigious 2012 MRO of the Year Award for military center of excellence to Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS). SAS, which received the award at the recent MRO Americas Conference & Exhibition in Dallas, Texas, is the worldwide aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United... Read more

US Army returns first Wartime Replacement Aircraft OH-58D

US Army returns first Wartime Replacement Aircraft OH-58D

8-Jun-2012Source: US Army

The Army delivered the first OH-58D Kiowa Warrior upgraded under the Wartime Replacement Aircraft (WRA) Program to the Warfighter at a roll-out ceremony at Corpus Christi Army Depot on June 7, 2012. CCAD Commander, Col. Christopher B. Carlile handed over the aircraft’s log books to Lt. Col Paul A. Cravey, Squadron Commander for the Air... Read more

US Army delivers first WRA program OH-58D Kiowa Warrior

US Army delivers first WRA program OH-58D Kiowa Warrior

5-Jun-2012Source: US Army

The Army will deliver the first OH-58D Kiowa Warrior to be upgraded under the Wartime Replacement Aircraft (WRA) Program in a roll-out ceremony at Corpus Christi Army Depot on Thursday, June 7, 2012, at 10:00 am in Hangar 44. This is the first OH-58D aircraft that will replenish the fleet. CCAD Commander, Col. Christopher B.... Read more

Sikorsky awarded for Corpus Christi Army Depot work

Sikorsky awarded for Corpus Christi Army Depot work

9-Apr-2012Source: McGraw-Hill

Aviation Week today presented its 2012 MRO of the Year Awards on 3rd April for outstanding achievement and innovation in aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) to four industry leaders: US Airways, Sikorsky Aerospace Services, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co., and Leading Edge Aviation Services. These prestigious annual industry awards, presented by Overhaul & Maintenance,... Read more

CCAD returns third OH-58D to the fight

CCAD returns third OH-58D to the fight

22-Nov-2011Source: US Army

A needed OH-58D Kiowa Warrior was returned to the fight when Corpus Christi Army Depot Commander, Col. Christopher B. Carlile handed the newly repaired KW’s log books to 1st Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade Commander, Col. John M. Morgan during a transfer ceremony held during the Luther Jones Professional Aviation Forum at the American Bank... Read more

Bell and CCAD deliver first A2D Kiowa Warrior to US Army

Bell and CCAD deliver first A2D Kiowa Warrior to US Army

1-Nov-2011Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, in partnership with Corpus Christi Army Depot and the Armed Scout Helicopter Project Management Office, delivered the first OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Wartime Replacement Aircraft to the United States Army at a special ceremony. The aircraft was the first of a contracted 19 in the Army’s Wartime Replacement... Read more

Sikorsky partnership helps CCAD reach 48th Black Hawk

Sikorsky partnership helps CCAD reach 48th Black Hawk

21-Oct-2011Source: US Army

Black Hawk production reached unprecedented levels this year at the Corpus Christi Army Depot due to an integral partnership with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. Two years ago, the depot rolled out its initial A- L Recapitalized (Recap) Black Hawk conversion, last year CCAD produced 38 and this year the depot completed 48 Black Hawks that are... Read more

Sikorsky owe US Army $11M, says Inspector General

Sikorsky owe US Army $11M, says Inspector General

9-Sep-2011Source: HeliHub.com

The US Defense Department’s Inspector General has released a report this week after evaluating the Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command (AMCOM) material purchases from Sikorsky.  The items concerned related to a contract where Sikorsky supports the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD), where the oganisation was checking whether the partnership agreement effectively minimized... Read more

Federal Program Integrators awarded $15M contract for flexible test modules

Federal Program Integrators awarded $15M contract for flexible test modules

25-Jul-2011Source: US DoD

Federal Program Integrators, Indian Island, Maine, was awarded a $15,300,000 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of two flexible test modules for the transmission test systems to test transmissions and gearboxes on AH-1, AH-64, CH-47, OH-58, UH-1N and UH-60 aircraft.  Work will be performed in Indian Island, Maine, and Corpus Christi, Texas,... Read more

US Army Chief of Staff tours Corpus Christi Army Depot

US Army Chief of Staff tours Corpus Christi Army Depot

16-Jan-2011Source: US Army

Gen. George W. Casey Jr., the chief of staff of the Army, made his first visit to tour Corpus Christi Army Depot, and to thank the workforce. Casey wanted to get a first-hand look at the rotary wing production capabilities, review new facilities under construction and meet the employees. Casey packed in hundreds of handshakes... Read more

Sikorsky awarded $170M contracts to support Corpus Christi Army Depot

Sikorsky awarded $170M contracts to support Corpus Christi Army Depot

13-Dec-2010Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp, Stratford, Conn., was awarded on December 7, 2010 a $102,757,241 firm-fixed-price contract for providing integrated services and supplies to include technical, engineering, and logistical services and 100 percent material to support Corpus Christi Army Depot and U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command in the overhaul, repair and recapitalization of the H-60 weapon... Read more

CCAD returns first OH-58 Armed Scout to Afghanistan

CCAD returns first OH-58 Armed Scout to Afghanistan

2-Nov-2010Source: US Army

orpus Christ Army Depot sent its first OH-58D Kiowa Warrior back to the fight during a roll-out ceremony held in the depot’s Hangar 44, Oct. 14, 2010. The unprecedented OH-58D crash battle damage repair is the first step to increasing the number of Kiowa Warriors at a time when cost-effective measures are critical to support... Read more

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