Marshall Aerospace and Defense Group has received a contract from France's Service Industrial de l’Aéronautique (SIAé) to provide engineering services to the French Air Force fleet of C-130 Hercules aircraft, the company announced on 22 December.
The contract will see Marshall provide engineering services to ensure high availability of the 14 strong fleet. The work involves technical services over a transition period, followed by four years of full service delivery with two additional option periods.
Alistair McPhee, CEO of Marshall Aerospace and Defense Group, said: ‘We are proud to have been trusted to support the French Air Force Fleet of C-130H aircraft. Our experience, knowledge and skills, gained over 50 years on the C-130 platform is proven and we are extremely pleased to have won this competitive process.
‘This new contract to support the French Air Force C-130H fleet further strengthens our customer base, as we continue to expand the range of services that we deliver to international C-130 operators.’