Northrop Grumman to support RAAF SPA fleet
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contact by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to continue providing through-life support to the special purpose aircraft (SPA) VIP fleet operated by No 34 Squadron in Canberra, the company announced on 1 May.
The 18-year rolling wave contract has an initial period of six years and is valued at AUD$84 million.
Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide logistics, maintenance, engineering and training services for the SPA fleet. The work will be supported by a dedicated programme management office in Melbourne.
The SPA fleet comprises two Boeing business jet aircraft and three Challenger CL604 jets that are being replaced by three Falcon 7X business jets.
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