LANGKAWI, MALAYSIA, March 26, 2019 – Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center, LLC., (AMMROC) and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) (PTDI) announced plans to potentially work together on co-production and aviation maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade opportunities that will open new opportunities for both companies and allow them to better support regional customers. Executives from both organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during the first day of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition, taking place March 26-30, 2019.
The MOU was signed by Director of Technology and Development of PTDI, Gita Amperiawan and Chief Operating Officer of AMMROC, Robert Owenby. This also witnessed by President Director of PTDI, Elfien Goentoro.
“This agreement will definitely open up an opportunity to collaborate with an established leader in MRO which will give a lot of benefits to enhance skills and add experiences for both companies,” said Elfien Goentoro, President Director of PTDI.
Under the MOU, the two organizations will work closely together on multiple potential projects, ranging from Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services to manufacturing, fabrication, co-production and major modification installations.
“This MOU enhances AMMROC’s position in delivering world class MRO solutions in the region, significantly broadens our partner network and supports our vision for a global presence,” said Robert Owenby, AMMROC Chief Operating Officer. “The potential projects represent an exciting opportunity for both companies to leverage their extensive capabilities and work together. AMMROC is proud to partner with PTDI, one of the region’s leading aerospace companies, and we look forward to working with their team to develop and execute opportunities to the fullest intent of this MOU.”
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, AMMROC is a joint venture company owned by Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), Lockheed Martin Corporation and Sikorsky Aerospace Services (A Lockheed Martin Company). AMMROC is a leading provider of military maintenance, repair and overhaul services across the SAMENA region for a wide range of fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Launched in 2010, AMMROC continues to expand as it leverages world class capabilities, a highly skilled workforce and innovative technologies to deliver robust MRO solutions that provide military operators with the highest level of readiness and deployability. For more information, visit www.ammroc.ae.
ABOUT PT DIRGANTARA INDONESIA
PTDI is a State-Owned Enterprise established in 1976, located in Bandung, Indonesia. The main products produced are aircraft, aircraft structure components, aircraft maintenance services, and engineering services. PTDI produces various types of CN235 with the type certificate for civilian passengers, cargo, rain-making, military transportation, maritime patrol, surveys and coastal surveillance, medical evacuation and even VIP.
Moreover, PTDI has also been able to produce various type of NC212i aircrafts equipped with by-order missions, such as: military transport, rain-making, maritime patrol, navtrain and medevac. PTDI is also able to produce aircraft in industrial collaboration projects, such as: C295 with Airbus Defense and Space (ADS), also helicopters with Airbus Helicopters both based in France and Germany in various types, also the collaboration with Bell Helicopters Textron Inc. in various types.
PTDI in collaboration with LAPAN has successfully established the N219 aircraft and has successfully made its maiden flight on 16 August 2017, N219 Nurtanio aircraft is a passenger aircraft which able to take 19 passengers, with two turboprop machines which refer to CASR Part 23. The design process, testing, certification until the production process are all executed by Indonesian nation. The N219 aircraft has the ability to take off on a short and unpaved runway, so it can be the connectivity of inter-island, especially in Pioneer areas. For more information, visit www.indonesian-aerospace.com.
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