Evergreen Helicopters wins $10 million contract with US Army


Evergreen Helicopters Bell 212

Erickson Air-Crane-owned Evergreen Helicopters will provide 24/7 medevac services to two US army bases.
Evergreen Helicopters Bell 212

A Bell 212 operated by Evergreen Helicopters.

Evergreen Helicopters, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Erickson Air-Crane, has been awarded a two-year medevac contract, worth over $10 million, with the US Army.

The new agreement will see Evergreen Helicopters, provide 24/7 medevac services supporting the US Army at Fort Wainwright and Fort Greenly in Alaska.

Udo Rieder, chief executive officer of Erickson Air-Crane, said: “Evergreen has been flying in support of this programme since its inception in 2008, and we’re pleased to see this work continue under the Erickson banner. We are very proud to provide these essential medevac services to the men and women of the armed forces, and regard this contract as a prime example of our broad range of capabilities that can serve a diverse range of missions in any operational theatre around the globe.”

Evergreen Helicopters will provide air medical evacuation and training for US Army bases at Fort Wainwright and Alaska.

The contract is for one base year with one additional option year, and calls for 24-hour-a-day, year-round availability.