Ace Aero

Ace Aeronautics of Guntersville has received a contract to assist the Navy with aircraft upgrade kits and services. 

Guntersville-based Ace Aeronautics, LLC has received a contract to support the Navy. Ace is based at the Guntersville Airport and specializes in upgrading helicopters and other aircraft, especially changing the cockpit configuration from analog to digital. 

Ace was selected as an awardee on the Kits, Recovery, Augmentation, Components and Engines (KRACEn) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) supporting the United States Navy, the company said in a statement. 

Commander, Fleet Readiness Center (COMFRC) awarded a 10-year, $6.1 billion, enterprise contract vehicle to 42 small business industry partners on April 14, enabling U.S. Navy, government customers and international partners to procure aircraft maintenance services and sustainment support quicker.

The Kits, Recovery, Augmentation, Components and Engines—commonly called KRACEn—is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract that will provide maintenance services and support for single satellite sites, small aircraft quantities, personnel to augment government maintenance teams, and overhaul capabilities for aircraft components and subsystems. This is COMFRC’s first, multi-billion contract award.

“Ace Aero is honored to support the United States Navy and it’s international partners with this KRACEn award. As a full-service contractor, Ace is poised to handle all aspects of available projects this contract offers to the U.S. Naval customers.” Darrell Kindley, President and CEO of Ace Aeronautics.

To learn more about Ace Aeronautics, visit www.aceaero.

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