MTU MAINTENANCE CANADA SIGNS CF6-50 AND ACCESSORY REPAIR CONTRACT WITH LOCKHEED MARTIN
MTU Maintenance Canada and Lockheed Martin have signed two contracts covering the maintenance, repair and overhaul of CF6-50C2 engines as well as accessory repair for the engines. Combined, the contracts have a value of around 135 million U.S. Dollars. These contracts support Lockheed Martin in their maintenance program for KC-10 Extender refuelling tanker aircraft program on behalf of the U.S. Air Force (USAF).
MTU Maintenance Canada is the MTU Maintenance group’s center of excellence for engine MRO in military applications in North America. “We are delighted to have signed these agreements with Lockheed Martin and hope this is the start of excellent, long-term cooperation,” said Michael Schreyögg, Chief Program Officer and Member of the Executive Board at MTU Aero Engines. “Our location in Vancouver has extensive experience and a great track record in supporting military programs.” Jack Turnbill, President Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Services adds: “We are confident that MTU Maintenance Canada will be an invaluable partner to us in this program and look forward to great cooperation in the coming months and years.”