Sept. 27 (UPI) — Patria Helicopters AB is to maintain Bell 412 helicopters flown by the Norwegian armed forces under a contract with the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization.
The award is for four years with an option for three additional years. Contract value: nearly $8.4 million.
“We are very proud and happy for this contract which shows the trust we have gained with the NDLO,” said Peter Örjes, managing director at Patria Helicopters AB.
Patria Helicopters AB, based in Sweden, is part of Patria Group. Patria is owned by the government of Finland and Norway’s Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace AS.
Thee Norwegian armed forces’ fleet of Bell 412 helicopters are based at Rygge and Bardufoss, Norway.
Additional details of the contract were not disclosed.