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Cobham awarded RAF Lakenheath training contract

14th November 2019 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Cobham will deliver operational readiness training for RAF Lakenheath under a four-year contract announced on 13 November.

Training will include aerial gunnery (live fire) and electronic attack for US Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) and UK personnel.

The programme will involve Cobham’s Falcon 20 aircraft, modified and equipped with advanced technology solutions to simulate the effects of enemy electronic warfare equipment during training exercises. 

Paul Armstrong, vice president and general manager, Cobham Aviation Services, said: ‘We are delighted to have secured this contract with such a prominent customer through a full and open competitive process. This reflects our world leading capability and highlights the quality of our technology and training services.’

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