AIR 9000 PROGRAM – AUSTRALIAN MULTI-ROLE HELICOPTERS ACHIEVE IN-SERVICE DATE MILESTON




 
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December 19th, 2007  
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Topic: AIR 9000 PROGRAM – AUSTRALIAN MULTI-ROLE HELICOPTERS ACHIEVE IN-SERVICE DATE MILESTON


AIR 9000 PROGRAM – AUSTRALIAN MULTI-ROLE HELICOPTERS ACHIEVE IN-SERVICE DATE MILESTONE
The Hon Greg Combet MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Defence Procurement has announced the acceptance into service of the first two Australian Defence Force MRH-90 Multi Role helicopters (MRH) during a ceremony at Australian Aerospace facilities in Brisbane today.
Representing the Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP, Minister for Defence, Mr Combet welcomed the arrival of the aircraft on behalf of the Government, the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and industry representatives.
Acquired under Project AIR 9000, a total of 46 MRH 90s will ultimately replace the Navy’s Sea King and Army’s Black Hawk fleets in the coming years.
Minister Fitzgibbon offered his congratulations to all involved in the project.
‘The successful achievement of the aircraft’s scheduled in-service date represents a major accomplishment for the project team and Australian defence industry.

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http://www.minister.defence.gov.au/C...CurrentId=7347
 


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