CAMBRIDGE, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com), 21 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group
One of the largest privately owned and independent aerospace and defence companies, offering civil, military and commercial aircraft and defence solutions, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, announced on 17 September 2018 that the Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom has extended its containerised deployable systems support contract, Project Amphora, for a further three years, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Head of Operational Infrastructure at DE&S, the MoD’s procurement body, Sam Rawle commented, “Amphora has delivered significant financial and delivery efficiencies in its initial four year term, benefitting all our Front Line Commands; it was an obvious choice to extend the contract to build on these early successes. I look forward to our teams continuing to work together to achieve even more over the next three years.”
For the past 4 years Marshall, together with its partner G3 Systems, has been assigned the task to refurbish and re-engineer a range of shelters so that the deployable shelter systems to be completely supported to demanding operational levels and the equipment’s useful life to be extended.
The Chief Executive of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group Alistair McPhee underlined, “The extension to the Amphora support contract is a real vote of confidence in the team. It has come about through hard work, focusing on the task and most importantly through integrity and honesty, which has been demonstrated by the close working relationship between the two teams to deliver real value for money for the taxpayer.”
By now, under the current period of contract, the team of Marshall has worked on refurbishing and bringing thirteen different shelter systems up to the newest standards. Systems, the life of which has been extended, are Tardis, the Power Pack Repair Facility (PPRF), and the Deployable Engineering Workshop.
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