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IMP to maintain Norway's P-3 Orions

8th June 2018 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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IMP Aerospace has received a contract for the maintenance of the P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft fleet operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force, the company announced on 5 June.

The multi-year contract, awarded by the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation, includes additional in-service support work beyond maintenance inspections.

The P-3 Orion is used by the air force to perform strategic patrol missions including the detection of submarine threats, SAR support, littoral surveillance as well as economic zone and shipping lane protection off the coast of Norway.

Tom Galley, executive vice president, IMP Aerospace, said: ‘We are very pleased to be awarded this long-term contract for the Royal Norwegian Air Force for the heavy maintenance of their P-3 Orion fleet. IMP provides innovative, high value solutions to a variety of domestic and international operators of maritime patrol and ISR capable aircraft, such as the P-3.’

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