BAE to support Typhoon jets for United Kingdom
WARTON, England, 13 April, 2012. BAE Systems has received a contract worth $587.8 million to support the fleet of Typhoon jets. The five-year support contract will provide a range of engineering services.
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Typically the type of engineering support will involve query answering and investigations following customer operations. There are ongoing studies on how to improve availability and reliability to maximize flying hours and reduce cost. Emerging operational requirements for Typhoon will also be covered.
The BAE Systems element of this contract is part of the wider support contract which was awarded to the Eurofighter partner companies through NETMA (NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency). NETMA is the prime customer and management body for the four-nation Eurofighter Typhoon weapon system.