USCG Awards 5 Year Contract To Piedmont Propulsion Systems

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has awarded Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC (PPS) a five-year contract to provide repair and overhaul services for the Hamilton Sundstrand 14RF propeller systems installed on USCG's fleet of HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircraft.

The HC-144A is a Maritime Patrol Aircraft manufactured by Airbus Military.  Unveiled in 2006, the HC-144A is the military version of the commercial CN-235-300M and serves the USCG as a medium range surveillance and maritime patrol aircraft.

Sammy Oakley , General Manager of PPS said, "We're very proud to be able to serve the USCG's very important mission and maintain its aircraft propellers to the highest standards." 

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PPS has a rich history of providing aircraft propeller repair and overhaul services for the United States Government, including existing contracts and subcontracts supporting the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of Commerce and Department of Justice.

Source: Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC
Date: Jun 3, 2016