Serco Awarded Contract To Continue To Support Royal Air Force C-130J Hercules
Serco, the worldwide supplier of companies to Governments, has been awarded a 12 month contract extension to proceed to help the C-130J Hercules based mostly at RAF Brize Norton. Serco’s staff of Propulsion, Airframe and Electrical Technicians restore the AE2100 engine for the C130J Hercules, in addition to its hooked up parts comparable to gasoline pumps, oil pumps, engine management models, and the engine nacelles. Moreover, our logistics specialists help the operation of the Hercules plane and the restore of the AE2100 engine for Rolls-Royce. Serco staff handles all AE2100 engines or spare elements for the UK’s Hercules fleet on base or liaise with engine maker Rolls Royce for restore in North America.
Commenting on the contract extension, Keith Hillas, Interim Managing Director of Serco’s UK defence enterprise, mentioned: “We’re proud that Serco is trusted to supply complicated specialist engineering, logistical and operational help to the UK’s navy plane, together with the RAF Hercules fleet, the place lots of our staff have been concerned within the upkeep of the Rolls Royce plane engines for over 25 years. Our extremely expert engineers present jet engine upkeep on RAF frontline fighter plane, along with engineering help for automobiles, transport plane and helicopters of the Royal Navy and Royal Airforce.”
Final yr, Serco Propulsion Technicians carried out 34 Fast Engine Change Assemblies and repaired seven AE2100 engines for the C130J Hercules, while Serco logistics specialists processed c.6,000 spares for the AE2100 engine. The Serco staff at RAF Brize Norton will present propulsion system help till March 2023 when the C130-J Hercules plane is anticipated to retire from service. The Hercules work types a part of a wider portfolio of engineering work that Serco undertakes for the RAF and the RN: Serco’s staff of fifty plane engineers and logistics specialists delivers Propulsion Operations help for the EJ200 Hurricane engine, C130J Hercules AE2100 engine, and Chinook Honeywell T55 engine.
Serco is among the world’s largest suppliers of public companies to Governments, using over 50,000 folks in over 20 international locations. The companies we offer are sometimes of important significance to the communities and nations we serve. Offering public companies is among the most satisfying and rewarding careers you may have. You might have a capability to make an actual optimistic distinction to folks’s lives and to the security and safety of your neighborhood and nation. Serco operates in 5 sectors of public-service provision: Well being, Transport, Justice & Immigration, Defence and Residents Providers. Serco function in North America, UK, Europe, Center East, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealan
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