BAE Systems’ Commercial Aircraft Solutions business has entered into a Long Term Agreement (LTA) with Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) and SR Technics – both part of the Mubadala Aerospace Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) network – to provide repair, overhaul services and component support for its flight critical controls, cabin and cockpit systems portfolio. The agreement was signed at the Singapore Airshow on February 14.
BAE Systems signing of the Commercial Aftermarket/MRO Long Term Agreement with Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) and SR Technics – both companies are part of the Mubadala Aerospace Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) network - at the Singapore Airshow last month. From left to right are: James Stewart, Group Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Aerospace MRO network, Dr. Ehtisham Siddiqui, BAE Systems’ Commercial Aircraft Solutions Vice-President and General Manager, Rich Hopf, BAE Systems’ Commercial Aircraft Solutions Director of Technology Management and Partnerships and Pierre Steffen, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Mubadala Aerospace MRO network. (Photo: BAE Systems)
The LTA will provide ADAT and SR Technics a preferred pricing structure and world class Turn-Around-Time (TAT) guarantee. This LTA ensures that ADAT and SR Technics have the backing of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) branded repair and overhaul services, as well as access to around-the-clock technical and engineering support.
“We are delighted to have established a long term business arrangement with ADAT and SR Technics,” said BAE Systems’ Commercial Aircraft Solutions Vice-President and General Manager, Dr. Ehtisham Siddiqui. “This is an excellent opportunity for BAE Systems to provide its world class support and services for the benefit of the Mubadala Aerospace MRO network and its customers.”
James Stewart, Group Chief Executive Officer of the Mubadala Aerospace MRO network, commented: “Our key focus is building long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships with major industry players, and this agreement with BAE Systems represents a clear example of this strategy.”
BAE Systems Commercial Aircraft Solutions is a leading supplier to the commercial aircraft industry, with a range of high integrity products and services that improve operational safety and performance. The company is committed to best-in-class customer service to maximise in-service reliability and minimise TAT. The Commercial Aircraft Solutions business segment is an integral part of the company’s Electronic Systems sector, with engineering and manufacturing facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Guaymas, Mexico. Visit: www.baesystems.com
About the Mubadala Aerospace MRO network
A solid MRO network is one of the main facets of the aerospace industry that Mubadala Aerospace aims to build. In line with its greater vision to contribute to the aerospace sector for Abu Dhabi, Mubadala Aerospace is creating a network of companies which include a full spectrum of aerospace products and services.
A significant part of Mubadala Aerospace's growing MRO network, ADAT has recently engaged in many business ventures driving growth for itself, Mubadala Aerospace, and the aerospace industry for Abu Dhabi. ADAT is recognized as the Middle East's largest independent aviation technical solutions provider and has a comprehensive set of airframe, engine and component MRO capabilities.
SR Technics brings 80 years of experience to Mubadala Aerospace. As an integral part of the global MRO network, which is being developed by Mubadala Aerospace, SR Technics is a full-service provider of MRO for aircraft, component, and engine services. This is coupled with extensive engineering know-how, broad technical training offerings, and VIP completion services. The Zurich-based company is one of the largest independent providers of technical aircraft services in the world. Its main maintenance facilities in Zurich and Malta are further supported through a large European network of line stations as well as logistics centers at London Heathrow and Zurich.
About Mubadala Aerospace
Mubadala Aerospace, a business unit of Mubadala Development Company, is a global network of aerospace businesses that demonstrates world-class performance, and delivers value-added services and products to its customers with the highest standards of safety, quality, and efficiency. Mubadala Aerospace intelligently invests in a network of international businesses developing mutually-beneficial partnerships, and capitalizing on market opportunities to ensure sustainable value to its stakeholders, nurture the local Emirati talent, and drive innovative solutions for the aerospace industry.
Mubadala Aerospace has forged collaborative agreements with world-class aerospace and aviation companies leveraging global expertise for advanced, end-to-end technologies, and manufacturing bases that offer state-of-the-art facilities as well as a global customer base. Creating and sustaining value for its businesses, Mubadala Aerospace has developed strategic partnerships with leading organizations such as EADS/Airbus, Finmeccanica/Alenia Aeronautica, GE, Sikorsky Aerospace Services, and Lockheed Martin Corporation to build and maintain a globally competitive advantage.
The portfolio of businesses include: Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT), Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Centre (AMMROC), SR Technics, Sanad Aero Solutions, Strata Manufacturing, Horizon International Flight Academy, and Piaggio Aero. Each of these companies has proven expertise in its field and performs with a mutual endeavor to be best-in-class.
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