Hurst's Bell Helicopter Wins $59 Million Helicopter Cabin Contract

Texas Business reports: A Hurst firm won a $59 million contract to modify Kiowa helicopter cabins, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. 

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. of  Hurst, Texas, received a $59,036,571 firm-fixed-price contract. 

The award will provide modification of an existing contract in support of the OH58-A to OH58-D Cabin Conversion Program. 

Work will be performed in Hurst and Amarillo, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2014.

One bid was solicited, with one bid received. 

The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. handled the contract.