AMMROC signs contract with UAE Navy
- United Arab Emirates: Thursday, February 21 - 2013 at 12:24
- PRESS RELEASE
AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Center) L.L.C., a joint venture between Mubadala Aerospace, Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, today announced that it has begun performing major inspections of 13 AS565 MB Panther helicopters for the UAE Navy.
The announcement by AMMROC, one of Mubadala's defense-related companies, took place during the International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) 2013 which takes place 17th - 21st February at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).
The AS565 MB is the naval version of the Panther helicopter. This all-weather, multi-role light helicopter can be operated from ship decks or offshore to cover a vast array of naval missions. Four of the 13 helicopters that are covered by the partnership are almost complete and will soon be delivered to the UAE Navy.
Fahad Al Shamesi, CEO of AMMROC said,
"We are incredibly proud of this opportunity to support the UAE Navy. AMMROC currently provides dedicated MRO services to the UAE Air Force, including maintenance for attack and transport helicopters, trainer and fighter jets and transport planes."
This contract to inspect AS565 MB Panther helicopters for the UAE Navy builds on AMMROC's existing relationship with the UAE Military. AMMROC currently provides dedicated MRO services to the UAE Air Force, including maintenance for attack and transport helicopters, trainer and fighter jets and transport planes.
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