4-Jul-2011 Source: Saab
Defence and security company Saab has received an order from Norrlandsflyg AB, who are purchasing technical services for their helicopter fleet through a call-off contract.
Norrlandsflyg AB are responsible for all contracted Swedish sea rescue operations on behalf of the Swedish Maritime Administration and is responsible for the helicopter ambulance operations in the VÃ¤stra GÃ¶taland region. The company have a number of Sikorsky S-76 rescue helicopters.
The order from Norrlandsflyg means that Saab will provide certified technicians and mechanics.
â€œThis is another positive step for us, providing support to both military and civil helicopter operators, and it will be a pleasure to work with Norrlandsflyg,â€ says Torsten Ã–hman, divisional manager and responsible for the helicopter operations at Saab business area Support and Services.
Saab already has a contract with Scandinavian Air Ambulance, which has similar operations inSwedenandFinland.