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Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group to support French Air Force fleet of C-130H's

December 22, 2017 (by Asif Shamim) - Marshall has won the contract to provide engineering services to the French Air Force fleet of 14 Lockheed Martin C-130H aircraft. The contract has been awarded by the state-owned Service Industriel de l'Aéronautique (SIAé).

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FAF C-130H #61-PB from ET 02.061 is parked on a dispersal at Heraclion AB on November 2nd, 2012. [Photo by Stelios Ioannou]

In terms of the contract scope, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group will provide engineering services to SIAé to ensure the delivery of support to the French Air Force C-130H aircraft to enable improved availability.

The contract 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 Defence Group, commented: "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".

Alistair added: "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".


Courtesy of Marshall of Cambridge Aerospace Limited and Marshall Land Systems Limited.

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FAF C-130H-30 #61-PH from ET 02.061 is taxiing by the camera with all it's engines running on April 23rd, 2012. [Photo by Flox Papa]