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Northrop Grumman to support RAAF SPA fleet

3rd May 2019 - 06:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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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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