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Elbit, KBR Joint Venture Awarded $713 Million For UK Military Flight Training Program
MFTS Grob G120TP (Image: Elbit Systems)

Elbit Systems’ UK JV, Affinity Flying Services along with Kellog, Borwn and Root has been awarded a contract to support Ascent Flight Training in the delivery of UK Military Flight Training System programme.

Elbit Systems and KBR, each holding a 50% share in Affinity, will evenly support and benefit from the programme, the company said in a statement Tuesday.

The UKMFTS programme is a partnering agreement between UK Front Line Commands, the UK MOD, Ascent and other leading industry partners to deliver aircrew training for the 21st century.

Revenue for Affinity associated with this programme is estimated to be approximately £500 million ($713 million) over an eighteen-year period. 

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