7 décembre 2018 | Local, Aérospatial

L-3 MAS choisie une fois de plus pour assurer le soutien en service de la flotte d'Airbus CC-150 du MDN

MIRABEL, QC, le 15 août 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - L-3 MAS, avec son partenaire Avianor Inc., a annoncé aujourd'hui que le gouvernement canadien lui avait accordé le contrat pluriannuel subséquent visant à poursuivre le soutien en service (SES) complet de la flotte d'Airbus CC-150 Polaris du ministère de la Défense nationale (MDN).

Ce nouveau contrat pluriannuel de SES du CC-150 représente une valeur potentielle de 683 millions de dollars et établit L-3 MAS comme entrepreneur de soutien au CC-150 du gouvernement jusqu'en 2018, entente à laquelle pourraient s'ajouter deux périodes de cinq années d'option. L-3 MAS avait obtenu le contrat intérimaire de SES du CC-150 en juin 2012. Les t'ches relevant de ce contrat seront exécutées à la base d'opérations du client à Trenton, Ontario, ainsi qu'aux installations de L-3 MAS et Avianor à Mirabel, Québec.

« Nous comprenons l'importance stratégique des missions de la flotte de CC-150 et nous sommes honorés que le gouvernement canadien nous ait sélectionnés une fois de plus pour ce programme », a déclaré Jacques Comtois, vice-président et directeur général de L-3 MAS. « Depuis l'attribution du contrat intérimaire en juin dernier, l'équipe de L-3 MAS s'est consacrée à fournir à cette flotte stratégique du MDN un soutien stable et le meilleur rapport qualité-prix possible. Ce succès démontre toute l'importance que L-3 MAS accorde à ses clients, à la qualité de son travail et à ses relations d'affaires à long terme en tant que principal fournisseur canadien de SES pour des aéronefs militaires. »

« Avianor est extrêmement heureuse de pouvoir continuer à participer au soutien de la flotte canadienne de CC-150 et de démontrer ses capacités exceptionnelles en maintenance, réparation et révision (MRO) commerciales », a ajouté Sylvain Savard, président et copropriétaire d'Avianor Inc. « Notre expérience avec les Airbus, notre agilité et notre structure tarifaire très concurrentielle nous permettront d'assurer une disponibilité opérationnelle maximale et d'offrir le meilleur rapport qualité/prix au gouvernement canadien. »

La flotte de CC-150 Polaris est exploitée par le gouvernement pour des fonctions de haute importance comme le transport VIP et le ravitaillement en vol stratégique, ainsi que pour le transport de passagers et de marchandise et pour le transport médical. En tant qu'entrepreneur principal, L-3 MAS assurera la gestion globale du programme et du matériel, les services de soutien technique ainsi que l'entretien quotidien des appareils de la base des Forces canadiennes (BFC) Trenton. De son côté, Avianor prendra en charge les travaux d'entretien majeurs de la flotte ainsi que les services de réparation et révision des composants depuis ses installations à Mirabel.


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