Derco to support Thai air force logistics

June 18, 2009 at 5:09 PM

MILWAUKEE, June 18 (UPI) -- Derco Aerospace announced it has signed an agreement to support a contract to provide logistics services to the Royal Thai Air Force.

Wisconsin-based Derco has signed an exclusive deal with Thai Aviation Industries. As part of the five-year total logistics agreement Derco will support TAI on the company's C-130 aircraft maintenance contract with the Royal Thai Air Force.

Officials say Derco, a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company, will provide logistics for Thailand's fleet of C-130s including repairs and other maintenance services.

"This agreement is significant in strengthening our relationship with TAI and the Royal Thailand Air Force," Brian Holt, Derco vice president of sales and marketing, said in a statement.

"This total logistics support program will ensure the Royal Thailand Air Force's C-130 fleet is mission ready."

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