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AMMROC secures AED 11.5million contract to overhaul Eurocopter AS350 aircraft for UAE Joint Aviation Command (JAC)

Agreement further establishes AMMROC as the regional provider of choice for military aviation MRO services across rotary platforms

19 November 2013
AMMROC secures AED 11.5million contract to overhaul Eurocopter AS350 aircraft for UAE Joint Aviation Command (JAC)

AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center) LLC has secured the contract to complete the overhaul of Eurocopter AS350 aircraft for the UAE Joint Aviation Command (JAC), with a contract valued at AED 11.5 million.

The announcement by AMMROC, a joint venture company owned by Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi based investment and development company, Sikorsky Aerospace Services, and Lockheed Martin, took place during Dubai Airshow 2013 held between  17th - 21st November at Dubai World Central.

This agreement enables AMMROC to perform the calendar 12-year inspections, a critical overhaul that includes the inspection and repair of the aircraft mechanical systems, avionics systems, and airframe.  This also allows AMMROC to perform the overhaul within the UAE, providing a key regional capability that was formerly only available abroad. This agreement reinforces AMMROC’s vision to provide industry best maintenance service and support of UAE Armed Forces aircraft while developing a highly skilled and educated workforce.

Fahed Ghareeb Al Shamesi CEO of AMMROC, said:

“This contract allows us to continue providing world class support to the Joint Aviation Command and demonstrates the level of trust that we are building with our most important customers.  The overhaul of the Eurocopter AS350 aircraft is a key part of the JAC’s commitment to ongoing development of its fleet, and AMMROC and its shareholders are proud to be playing a key part in this strategy.”

AMMROC is committed to providing innovative platform solutions for all fixed and rotary-wing aircraft operated by the UAE Armed Forces, to ensure guaranteed aircraft readiness, deployability, improved safety and self reliance, thus enabling operational, humanitarian and peace keeping missions.

With the combined strength of the partners, AMMROC draws on decades of experience and expertise in aerospace engineering, material support, logistics, maintenance, component repair, overhaul and training, to deliver fully integrated MRO support programs across the SAMENA region.