Tyonek Awarded $15.4M Contract to Support U.S. Coast Guard (Video)

TFab Defense Systems (TFD), a Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Coast Guard to manufacture and deliver HC-144B Minotaur mission system operator consoles, aircraft integration kits, and spare parts to support U.S. Coast Guard aviation requirements.

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“We are excited to begin work with the U.S Coast Guard on this important program.  This is Tyonek’s first contract award from the Coast Guard and we look forward to a long-standing relationship with this customer,” said Steve Adlich, President, TMG.

Steve Adlich, President, TMG
Steve Adlich, President, TMG

“Our team is committed to the success of this mission and ready to support the complex manufacturing requirements of the HC-144B Minotaur program.”

For the Minotaur program, TFD will manufacture and deliver up to 32 HC-144B Minotaur mission system operator consoles (two per aircraft), and up to 16 HC-144B Minotaur mission system aircraft integration kits in accordance with government-provided specifications and tolerances.

All manufacturing and support work for this program will be conducted at Tyonek’s Madison, AL facility.

Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC) is the parent company to a variety of subsidiary businesses in industries including ISO 9000 certified defense manufacturing and engineering, aircraft maintenance, information technology services, land and resource development, and construction.

The company owns and manages over 200,000 acres of land, primarily on the West side of Cook Inlet in South Central Alaska.

An Alaska Native Corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA), the company is governed by a board of nine directors and a management team who are accountable to a community of more than 900 shareholders.