BAE Systems has won a contract from Wojskowe ZakA,ady Lotnicze Nr 2 S.A., (WZL No. 2) to support the Polish Air Force (PLAF) C-130 fleet for upcoming Periodic Depot Maintenance (PDM) requirements. With a five-year contract and two additional renewal years, BAE Systems will provide a variety of services including technical, training and modifications support.
“WZL2 was in search of a reliable and experienced provider to help with this challenging task,” said Piotr Rutkowski, spokesperson for WZL No. 2. “Our relationship with BAE Systems has possibility for future growth not only in the field of the C-130 fleet, but also F-16s.”
Under this contract, BAE Systems will complete the work in conjunction with WZL No. 2 SA, which operates as one of the largest aviation facilities in Poland. The team will provide planning, support, and sustainment as a part of the overall program’s scope.
“This agreement advances our strategy to partner with top international companies such as WZL-2,” said Floyd McConnell, vice president of integrated aviation solutions at BAE Systems. “We will continue to take steps to invest and grow in Poland by providing unparalleled sustainment and modernization support to platforms like the C-130 for the Polish Air Force.”
BAE Systems’ portfolio includes aviation upgrade and sustainment programs for a diverse range of aviation platforms where advanced capabilities and/or extended life are required. These services are provided for the F-16, C-130 and a number of other aviation platforms across the world and within the United States.
Source: BAE Systems PLC (LSE: BAES.L)
Date: Aug 6, 2013