Air Center Helicopters Inc. (ACHI), Burleson, Texas, was awarded an $11,859,826 firm-fixed-price, C-type contract that provides ship-based commercial helicopter and vertical replenishment (VERTREP) services to Navy ships, partner nations’ ships, and theater facilities and operations worldwide. ACHI is required to perform missions at any time, day or night, on a 24-hour per day basis, and shall be capable of executing all missions during a state of war, warlike operations, civil strife, piracy, natural disaster or other hostilities, and obey all lawful orders in the execution of their mission. This contract includes a one-year base period, three one-year option periods, and one final option period consisting of 241 days. Work is performed worldwide and is expected to be completed by July 24, 2026, if all options are exercised. The overall value of the contract, if all options are exercised is $53,913,562. Fiscal 2022 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds were obligated in the amount of $11,859,826 for this contract. This contract is incrementally funded through the use of operation and maintenance (Navy) funds, and it will utilize the appropriate fiscal year funding throughout the life of the contract. This contract was competitively procured via the website with two proposals received. The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N3220521C2298). (Awarded Aug. 18, 2021)