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Bordes, Hautes-Pyrenees, France, 2012/08/31 - Turbomeca (Safran group) has signed a contract with defense and security company Saab AB for the repair and overhaul of Arrius 2K2 modules and engines installed on A109 LUH helicopters of the Swedish Air Force - Turbomeca.fr / Safran-Group.com. PAR: SAF | SAFRAN
The contract signed with Saab is a customized Global Support Package (GSP) for the Swedish Air Force A109 LUHS helicopters equipped with Turbomeca’s Arrius 2K2.
That agreement covers 43 Arrius 2K2 engines in operation (40 installed on 20 A109 LUHS and 3 spares) and their related accessories. Additionally, training technicians and spares can be offered via this agreement.
Saab is responsible for the maintenance including warehousing and availability management of the complete operation (except line maintenance and foreign operation bases).
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
Turbomeca (Safran group) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and has produced over 68 000 turbines based on its own designs since the company was founded. Offering the widest range of engines in the world and dedicated to 2,450 customers in 155 countries, Turbomeca (turbomeca.fr) provides a proximity service thanks to its 17 sites, 18 Maintenance Centers, 18 Repair & Overhaul Centers, 24 Services Centers and 90 Field representatives and Field technicians. Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.
Chantal REISS, External Communications Manager
T: +33(0)5 59 90 96 40 - E: chantal.reiss[.]turbomeca.fr.