Embraer at present introduced the start of the engagement course of for OGMA S.A., the Firm’s subsidiary in Portugal, to carry out assist and upkeep for the A-29 Tremendous Tucano, in addition to future modifications to the plane to fulfill the necessities of present and future clients within the area. Thus, OGMA would be the first firm in Europe, the Center East, and Africa (EMEA) to have these capabilities. At present, OGMA already offers logistical assist for the A-29 Tremendous Tucano demonstrator, which has the Portuguese firm as its base of operations, permitting technicians to allow demonstration missions around the globe for future clients. With greater than 260 items delivered worldwide, the A-29 plane has already been chosen by greater than 15 air forces, together with armed forces from EMEA area comparable to Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, and Angola.

“The A-29 Tremendous Tucano is producing quite a lot of curiosity in a number of European air forces. Embraer, along with OGMA on the providers area, is making ready to answer the market by executing the modifications and technological evolution which might be requested to fulfill varied missions in the best means,” stated Jackson Schneider, President & CEO Embraer Protection and Safety.


“We’re following market developments for the A-29 Tremendous Tucano and intend for OGMA to develop into a service middle of excellence for the plane,” stated Johann Bordais, President & CEO, Embraer Companies and Assist. “OGMA is a strategic asset for Embraer within the EMEA area, enjoying a central function in lots of current and future tasks of our firm.”

Embraer A-29 Tremendous Tucano counter-insurgency plane

Initially, OGMA will probably be licensed for the A-29 upkeep, which goals to generate income within the provision of providers to present clients, creating one other fast alternative for OGMA to proceed to develop, producing worth in Portugal and strengthening the Portuguese Aeronautical Cluster. Within the subsequent step, one other alternative will probably be open for the corporate related to the A-29 modernization to answer the longer term wants of its present operators. Since OGMA’s privatization, Embraer has maintained common investments within the firm, with an emphasis on areas that promote the mixing of OGMA into Embraer’s world enterprise. Embraer has a long-term strategic dedication to Portugal within the growth of its aerospace and protection ecosystem, remaining the nation the place the corporate invests probably the most in its industrial capability outdoors Brazil.

The newest instance was an funding of 74 million euros in OGMA, permitting the corporate to acquire certification for the upkeep of Pratt & Whitney’s GTF engines, utilized by the brand new era of economic plane. This settlement will create 300 jobs and will triple OGMA’s annual turnover to 600 million euros. It additionally displays Embraer’s curiosity in increasing the scope of its actions in Portugal, thus, including worth to the nation’s economic system. OGMA – Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal S.A. is a Portuguese firm from the aeronautical sector, a part of the Embraer Group, that since 1918 combines the gathered know-how of over 100 years of expertise as an plane producer and upkeep service supplier. At present, the federal government of Portugal retains 35% of the shares and EMBRAER owns the remaining 65% of the corporate share capital. Throughout the MRO market, OGMA gives a whole portfolio of providers for Protection, Industrial and Govt aviation in addition to for plane Engines, Elements and Engineering.