The United States Department of Defense (DOD) announced on September 27, 2018 that it awarded Erickson Incorporated dedicated rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft to the US Pacific Command (USPACOM) area of responsibility (AOR). The USPACOM AOR is defined as, but not limited to, continental Asia, Philippine islands, and countries supporting operations in the Philippines.

The contract involves $28,447,076 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity.

Kevin Cochie, VP & GM, Erickson Defense and National Security, said “Erickson is proud to perform this mission in support of the Department of Defense and the Warfighters. Our combination of experience supporting these operations, and ability to utilize the B214ST Helicopter, a platform where we are Bell’s product support provider, enables us to offer exceptional value and performance to U.S. Government customers”.