To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Open menu Search

Northrop Grumman to support RAAF SPA fleet

3rd May 2019 - 07:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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.

The Shephard News Team


The Shephard News Team

As part of our promise to deliver comprehensive coverage to Premium News and Defence Insight …

Read full bio

Share to