Cobham Awarded GBP165M UK MoD Contract Extension for Air Support Servi
Newsletter Subscription


Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014


Cobham Awarded GBP165M UK MoD Contract Extension for Air Support Services

Cobham plc (‘Cobham’) has been awarded a five year base contract extension worth £165m by the UK MoD for essential operational readiness training, with an anticipated value of some £200m through to 2019.

The contract builds on a 25 year partnership with the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force, using Cobham’s extensive understanding of front-line needs and technology know-how to provide training to service personnel operating platforms including the Eurofighter Typhoon and Type 45 Destroyer. While most of the flying is conducted in UK airspace, a number of the MoD's overseas detachments are also supported in regions such as North America and the Middle East.

Commenting on the contract, Cobham Chief Executive Officer, Bob Murphy said: “We have successfully adapted our operational readiness training to meet the needs of the Armed Forces through to the end of 2019, using the extensive technology and know-how we have developed since the service was first introduced in the mid 1980s. We look forward to further developing this highly effective partnership with the MoD.”

Source : Cobham Plc (LSE: COB.L)

Published on ASDNews: May 23, 2013

 

© 2004-2014 • ASDNews • be the first to know • contact usterms & conditionsprivacy policyadvertisingfaqs