Marshall has won a contract to sustain Royal Netherlands Air Force C-130H fleet through to it’s out of service date.
Air Cdre Richard Laurijssen, Director of Sustainment and Logistics & Commander Logistics Centre Woensdrecht said, “The new contract comprises a lot more than previous separate contracts and defines a future collaboration. It will help to build a joint capability for more predictive maintenance and logistics. A contract like this can only rest on a strong strategic partnership and that is what I value in particular."
The multi-year total sustainment contract for the C-130H fleet will see Marshall deliver a turn-key solution to the Royal Netherlands Air Force covering aircraft maintenance, engine maintenance and supply chain management.
Marshall has already carried out a Cockpit Upgrade Programme on the fleet and currently holds the Engineering Support contract. In the delivery of this contract Marshall will again be working with the local defence industry in the Netherlands.
At the beginning of December Marshall also signed a contract worth in excess of £100 million to supply the next generation of containers to the Dutch Armed Forces under the Defensiebrede Vervanging Operationele Wielvoertuigen, or DVOW programme.
Logos Technologies demonstrated its Redkite Wide-Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) sensor to representatives from several Defence, Security, Law Enforcement and Civilian agencies in The Netherlands in partnership with AEC Air Support BV at the Bosschenhoofd airfield. Housed in a platform-agnostic pod, Redkite has been specifically designed to provide defense support, border security, public safety and humanitarian assistance missions
Lockheed Martin was awarded a $631.7 million contract to procure a variety of Hellfire II missile variants in containers for Netherlands and Japan
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of Patriot Fire Units for an estimated cost of $105 million for the Netherlands, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced Wednesday. According to the release, the Netherlands has requested Recapitalization (RECAP) of four Netherlands Patriot Fire Units
The United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Netherlands of 106 MK 54 conversion kits for an estimated cost of $169 million. The DSCA delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today
The Dutch government has dropped German shipbuilder- ThyssenKrupp and Spanish Navantia in its bid to purchase new submarines for the Royal Netherlands navy. The government is expected to take a decision next Friday about the purchase
Netherlands Ministry of Defense has awarded Bagira Systems and Van Halteren Defence (VHD) a contract to supply simulator for the MoD's National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) training center. The contract includes maintenance and operation of the simulator for 15 years
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