Up to 100,000 additional AN/SSQ-53, 16,000 AN/SSQ-101 and 10,000 AN/SSQ-62 sonobuoys will be supplied to the USN.
Former German Secretary of State to join Air Berlin
On 1 January 2009, Matthias von Randow, the former Secretary of State at Germany's Federal Ministry for Transport, Construction and Urban Development, will join Air Berlin as director global traffic rights & political affairs. He will report directly to chief executive officer, Joachim Hunold.
In his most recent post, von Randow was responsible for all aspects of transport policy in his capacity as State Secretary. He was in charge of 600 employees in five ministerial sections and responsible for 21,500 civil servants and employees in the federal water management and shipping, air, rail and road departments. Furthermore, he was a member of the supervisory boards of Deutsche Bahn AG and Fraport AG.
Commenting on his move to industry, von Randow said, “During my ten years of political activity, I always considered mobility to be a prerequisite for the country’s economic success. I am now delighted to be working in a company where mobility is lived and delivered.”
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