Friday, 22 January 2010

Region. BAE Systems wins $208m contract

The NSW Government has helped aerospace company, BAE Systems, which has facilities at North Ryde, Bankstown Airport and Moorebank, win a $208 million contract to provide maintenance support for the Navy's Seahawk helicopters, supporting 130 jobs in Nowra The construction of a purpose-built maintenance facility at Albatross Aviation Technology Park - located adjacent to HMAS Albatross, scheduled to be completed and operating by the middle of 2011, will support 130 BAE Systems jobs as well as further flow-on work for local sub-contractors. BAE Systems holds the current Seahawk maintenance contract on-site at HMAS Albatross but it was due to expire in March 2010. The contract will be an initial seven- year contract with future extensions dependent on performance



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