ST. JOHN’S, NL, February 22, 2022 /CNW/ – PAL Aerospace is pleased to enter into a contract for the continued provision of aerial reconnaissance capability and associated support services for the Netherlands Caribbean Coast Guard. This new contract, which was awarded after a thorough evaluation of bids to determine best value for money for the customer, will see PAL Aerospace upgrade and operate two fully-missioned DHC-8 maritime patrol aircraft, provide aircrew training on all systems, and support the program for at least ten years, with extension options.
“PAL Aerospace’s continued work with the Netherlands Caribbean Coastguard is a demonstration of our ability to consistently deliver essential services while adapting our offering to meet the ever-changing operational needs of our customers,” said Jake Trainor, CEO of PAL. “This program extends our relationship with a valued customer and supports our tradition of commercializing innovative technologies and practices that we continue to hone here at Canada and abroad.”
The maritime patrol aircraft associated with this program will be upgraded with state-of-the-art sensor systems to continue to provide state-of-the-art aerial reconnaissance capability for the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard. The aircraft’s tasks will include maritime surveillance, search and rescue, law enforcement including counter-narcotics operations, sovereignty enforcement and customs enforcement and others. designated missions.
This contract also consolidates PAL Aerospace’s relationship with consortium bidding partner JetSupport Amsterdam. An independent aircraft maintenance and support provider based at Schiphol Airport in the NetherlandsJetSupport and PAL Aerospace are also partners for the delivery and support of maritime patrol aircraft for the Dutch Coast Guard.
“PAL Aerospace welcomes the award of this contract as an affirmation of PAL Aerospace’s proven global expertise in delivering the world’s most demanding maritime surveillance programs,” Mr. Trainor said. “This contract builds on the expertise that we continue to develop through our operations in Canada, the Netherlandsthe United Arab Emirates and various international deployments of our on-demand Force Multiplier ISR program. Equally important, this new program will also continue to support our highly skilled workforce in PAL Aerospace’s Canadian operations. »
About PAL Aerospace:
A proud member of the Exchange Income Corporation family of companies, PAL Aerospace is a Canadian-owned and operated global aerospace and defense company. With a focus on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, in-service support solutions, aircraft engineering and modification, and crew resource management training. PAL Aerospace is internationally recognized by governments, military and industry for delivering on time/on budget and high reliability rates. PAL Aerospace provides a single point of accountability for its programs and is proud to be the trusted choice for customers worldwide.
For more information, visit www.palaerospace.com
SOURCE PAL Aerospace Ltd.
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