Evergreen Helicopters wins Navy contract

Evergreen Helicopters wins Navy contract

McMinnville-based Evergreen Helicopters won a $6,765,700 fixed-price contract from the Defense Department.

This may include search and rescue missions, medical evacuations, cargo carriage and passenger transfers for the Naval Air Forces Command. The company will provide helicopters and contractors in the Navy's 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility.

This contract includes four one-year option periods, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $36,620,242. The Navy said it had solicited bids from 50 companies and received three bids.

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