Patria and NH Industries (NHI) have signed a NH90 Service Center Agreement enhancing their co-operation in the helicopter life-cycle support services.
Through this agreement, Patria gets an official status to act as NHI authorized Nordic NH90 Service Center in Finland, Sweden and Norway in the agreed perimeter of activities.
The Nordic NH90 Service Center status gives Patria an authorization to deliver most of NH90 spare parts for Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian customers. In addition, according to the agreement, Patria has an opportunity to be a logistic platform provider and to provide Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services for Nordic customers in cooperation with NHI utilizing Patria’s capabilities and competencies.
“This agreement further strengthens the unique skills and competencies of Patria in helicopter support and repair technologies as well as represents a great opportunity to expand the utilization of Patria’s existing NH90 capabilities in providing services locally towards the NH90 users in the Nordic countries. This clearly strengthens our position as the leading helicopter LCS provider in the region ”, states Lassi Matikainen, President of Patria Aviation.
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