Patria Helicopters AS has received an order for NH90 helicopters heavy maintenance taking place in Bardufoss, Norway as the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) has released the first option of one year from April 2019 onwards.

Patria and the NDLO signed an agreement in 2017 on the support of the Norwegian Defence Forces NH90 helicopters’ maintenance in Bardufoss. The agreement was for two years and included an option for extensions. Estimated value of the agreement, including options, was approximately 100 million Norwegian Kroner (NOK).

“This follow-on order is an important milestone for Patria in Norway as it shows Patria’s capability in supporting military programs with cost-effective solutions in long-term and is considered by us as a sign of trust from the customer,” says Jukka Holkeri, President of the International Support Partnerships business unit from Patria.