Penske awarded ADF diesels maintenance contract
Penske Power Systems will provide support and maintenance services for diesel engines in use with the Australian Defence Force under a $78 million contract announced by the Australian Department of Defence on 11 April.
The five year contract includes an option to extend for a further five years.
The contract covers diesel equipment and auxiliary systems that power the Royal Australian Navy's Anzac class frigates, the army's Australian Light Armoured Vehicle and M113 armoured personnel carriers.
Christopher Pyne, Minister for Defence Industry, said: 'Penske Power Systems will provide supply support services, depot level maintenance and on-site defect rectification to the Anzac class frigates while the army vehicles will receive depot level maintenance services and programme management.'
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