PARIS — Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace) awarded Derco Aerospace, Inc. a contract to participate in a portion of the aircraft modernization program awarded by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) for its C-130 fleet. The scope of Derco’s contract includes the installation of the Auxiliary Power Units (APU) and improved Environmental Control Systems (ECS) on four RSAF C-130 aircraft.
"Derco is pleased to support ST Aerospace on this critical aircraft modernization program," said Bill Ochsner, President of Derco Aerospace. "Derco was able to provide the RSAF a cost-effective solution, specifically designed to meet its requirements, adding years of capability to its C-130 fleet."
In addition to the kits and materials required for the upgrades, Derco will provide program management, training, technical documentation, and technical support required for the APU and ECS upgrades.
With the APU and ECS modification, the RSAF will benefit from temperature control, inflight operation, and improved start response features that are standard on post 1974 C-130 models.
About ST Aerospace
ST Aerospace is the aerospace arm of ST Engineering. Operating a global MRO network with facilities in Asia Pacific, Europe and the US, it is the world's largest airframe MRO with a global customer base that includes many of the world's leading airlines, airfreight operators and military operators. ST Aerospace provides a full spectrum of maintenance and engineering services through its two business segments: Aircraft Maintenance & Modification (AMM) and Component & Engine Total Support (CETS). Its services include airframe, engine and component maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering design and technical services; and aviation materials and management services, including Total Aviation Support. ST Aerospace has a global staff strength of more than 6,000 engineers and technical specialists. Please visit www.staero.aero.
Founded in 1979, Derco Aerospace, Inc. is a world leader in providing aircraft Spares, Services, and Solutions to customers around the globe. Through solid relationships with premier original equipment manufactures (OEMs), Derco maintains one of the largest and most diversified aircraft spares inventories in the world. Today, Derco is a fullservice logistics and solutions provider, supporting military and commercial fleets in more than 65 countries. Derco is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), of Hartford, Conn., which provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries. For more information regarding Derco Aerospace, Inc., call (414) 355-3066 or visit www.dercoaerospace.com.