RUAG Australia is the primary Australian firm to be granted Authority To Proceed (ATP) from the US Authorities F-35 Joint Program Workplace (JPO) to ascertain F-35 Wheels and Brakes sustainment functionality within the Asia-Pacific (APAC) area. With Part 1 and a couple of now efficiently accomplished, RUAG Australia obtained JPO ATP and can now proceed into Part 3 and 4 to turn into an official Depot Supply of Restore (DSOR). The wheels and brakes sustainment functionality can be unique to RUAG within the APAC area and assist ongoing upkeep and sustainment of the fifth technology F-35 fleet. RUAG Australia will transition its extremely expert and skilled defence and aerospace technical workers from present legacy applications into the F-35 International Assist Methods (GSS). The ATP achievement is a important step for growing Australia’s industrial sovereign functionality and delivering our dedication as one of many joint companion nations within the F-35 Program.

Terry Miles, Normal Supervisor of RUAG Australia, notes “We’ve seized the chance to ship dependable wheels and brakes options for the F-35 Program, by leveraging our experience and long-standing success of offering MRO sustainment for advanced plane parts, and the fifth technology of navy plane sustainment.”


“RUAG Australia is the primary Australian business Part Assigned Product Service Supplier (A-PSP) to finish the F-35 JPO Depot Upkeep Improvement Plan (DMDP) course of by Phases 1 and a couple of, and I congratulate you and your group in reaching this vital milestone” says Kirrilee McNeill, Director Trade Aerospace Fight Methods Department, Aerospace Methods Division.

“The Australian group has embraced steady enchancment and functionality growth at an area degree to enhance world competitiveness. Lengthy-standing relationships with prospects and enterprise associates will strengthen RUAG Australia’s sovereign functionality within the APAC area,” says Felix Amman, Government Vice President, RUAG MRO Worldwide.