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Fokker awarded Dutch support contract

6th March 2017 - 16:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


GKN Aerospace's Fokker will support aircraft, helicopters and multiple support systems of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) under a contract announced on 6 March.

The contract will run for a five-year period, after which it can be extended twice with a period of one year.

Fokker will provide support covering delivery of standard parts and additional services such as transportation, management of storage systems, forecasting and stock storage for all of the RNLAF's aircraft, helicopters and multiple support systems. This includes the RNLAF's Apache, Chinook and Cougar helicopters as well as the F-16, PC-7 and KDC-10 tanker aircraft.

Paul Vorstermans, vice president at Fokker Services said: 'Fokker is proud to be selected for long-term total support of the RNLAF fleet. We recognise and appreciate the confidence that the RNLAF has demonstrated in our team and we look forward to further develop our relationship. This contract will enhance the position of Fokker in the military support market providing a total support solution for this specific group of parts.'

Fokker will deliver the support from its facility in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

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