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Tube assembly contracts expand supplier base, provide inventory for Air Force
Defense Logistics Agency Aviation recently awarded contracts to small business contractors that will more than double the number of TF33 tube assemblies available to meet demand from Air Force engineering operations. Jason Elliott, chief of the Contracting Division in the Strategic Acquisition Programs Directorate at DLA Aviation in Richmond, Virginia, said Mar. 3, 2022, that leading the team to increased competition expanded the supplier base, creating an avenue for better parts availability. (Graphic by Natalie Skelton)