19-Jul-2010 Source: Sikorsky
Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) with the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF). At an estimated value of $8 million, this one-year agreement will support the RJAF fleet of 13 S-70A BLACK HAWK helicopters. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
â€œThis contract allows the Royal Jordanian Air Force the flexibility to streamline procurement of parts and services for optimum fleet maintenance. SAS remains fully committed to deliver best-in-class aftermarket support to our worldwide customers,â€ said David Adler, president of Sikorsky Aerospace Services.
Spanning almost 18 years, the RJAF and Sikorsky Aircraft have worked together to build a solid relationship. The Basic Order Agreement is predicated on this long-standing association. With preset terms and conditions, the BOA allows the RJAF to order parts and services through Helicopter Support, Inc., a business unit of Sikorsky Aerospace Services. The agreement â€“ which is renewable on an annual basis â€“ includes a discount structure based on volume and provides an incentive program for prompt payment. The BOA offers an efficient and cost-effective provision for continual sourcing of aftermarket support services.
Sikorsky Aerospace Services, a Sikorsky company, provides comprehensive support to rotary and fixed wing operators around the world. It offers its military and commercial customers a full portfolio of support services, including material distribution, maintenance, overhaul & repair, aircraft modifications and life-cycle support.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture and service. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.