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MTU Maintenance Canada and Lockheed Martin have signed two contracts covering the maintenance, repair and overhaul of CF6-50C2 engines as well as accessory repair for the engines.
These contracts support Lockheed Martin in its maintenance program for customers such as the U.S. Air Force.
MTU Maintenance Canada is the MTU Maintenance group’s centre of excellence for engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) in military applications in North America.
“We are delighted to have signed these agreements with Lockheed Martin and hope this is the start of excellent, long-term cooperation,” said Michael Schreyögg, chief program officer and member of the executive board at MTU Aero Engines.
“Our location in Vancouver has extensive experience and a great track record in supporting military programs.”
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide.
The company is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
MTU Maintenance Canada employs a highly skilled team of around 400 employees located at Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
A 130,000 square foot facility, complete with full test cell capacity, services military and commercial customers in V2500, CF6 and CFM56 engine programs.
As a centre of excellence for the MTU group, MTU Maintenance Canada also specializes in accessories repair, providing LRU management for a wide range of engine types, such as GE90.