Patria to support Norway's fleet of Bell 412SP helicopters

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Patria to support Norway's fleet of Bell 412SP helicopters
Patria Helicopters AB has won the competition and signed a contract with the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organisation (NDLO) for the maintenance of the Norwegian Armed Forces’ Bell 412 helicopters. The contract is for four years and it includes an option for additional three years. The estimated value of the contract is EUR 7.1 million.
Patria to support Norway s fleet of Bell 412SP helicopter 640 001RNAF 339 Squadron transports soldiers from the Army using their Bell 412 helicopters during exercise Cold Response 2014
(Credit: Norwegian Armed Forces)
The Bell 412 helicopter fleet based at Rygge and Bardufoss are to be maintained in Patria’s facilities in Arlanda.

We are very proud and happy for this contract which shows the trust we have gained with the NDLO,” says Peter Örjes, Managing Director at Patria Helicopters AB.

Patria Helicopters AB is part of Patria Group and focuses on helicopter life-cycle support covering a full range of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and supply services for helicopters, their components and equipment as well as helicopter upgrades and modifications.

Bell 412 SP is a twin-engine multi role helicopter, most commonly used in Norway to support the Army transporting personnel and equipment. They are also used for ambulances, search and rescue, forest fire extinguishing, surveillance, reconnaissance and mobile command units.

The Royal Norwegian Air Force flies a fleet of 18 Bell 412SP utility helicopters since 1989.