Terma, Scandinavian Avionics team up to open Avionics Test Center
COPENHAGEN, Denmark. Terma and Scandinavian Avionics officials announced they are teaming up to form the Avionics Test Center in Denmark to support the F-35 fighter aircraft maintenance capabilities.
Officials state there is a growing need to establish European maintenance capabilities with the introduction of F-35 fighter aircraft in the region. “In order to provide best value to the F-35 Program, Terma and Scandinavian Avionics decided to team up to form Avionics Test Center Denmark. We both aim to enhance and grow our MRO capabilities towards the F-35 Program with specific focus on the test and repair of F-35 avionics”, explains Jens Maaløe, President & CEO, Terma.
Under the agreement, the team will provide a proposal on support of F-35 avionics toward the F-35 Program Office; seek mutual MRO possibilities on the EH-101 helicopter, MH-60R Seahawk, and C-130; and jointly invest in depot stand-up capability and seek possibilities to establish the facility in close cooperation with DK MOD.
“We also intend to utilize our capabilities on other MRO possibilities such as the EH-101 helicopter, MH-60R Seahawk, and C-130. Further we agree to explore, identify, and discuss specific areas of mutual interest, projects, and collaborative efforts, which serve our joint business and strategic interests”, says Michael Truelsen, CEO, Scandinavian Avionics.
“In order to provide best value to the F-35 Program, Terma and Scandinavian Avionics decided to team up to form Avionics Test Center Denmark. We both aim to enhance and grow our MRO capabilities towards the F-35 Program with specific focus on the test and repair of F-35 avionics”, Maaløe adds.
Terma has substantial expertise and experience in developing, designing, and manufacturing electronic components and software to industries and customers within the international defense market. Also, Terma is strongly involved in the design and manufacturing of advanced composite structures and electronic components for F-35 primes.
Scandinavian Avionics has a substantial expertise and experience within the areas of maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) of avionics components for both civil and military aircraft and helicopters within the international aviation market, including NATO organizations.
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