Nowra work begins for $35m MH-60R facility

A GROUND-BREAKING ceremony to launch a $35 million aviation facility that will play a pivotal support role to the navy’s new MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopter program has been held at the Albatross Aviation Technology Park.

The Maritime Helicopter Support Company (MHSCo), a joint venture between Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, is going to build maintenance and warehouse facilities that will provide Through Life Support (TLS) logistic services for the RAN’s new fleet of 24 Romeo helicopters.

MHSCo president Rod Skotty was joined by Head of the Defence Materiel Organisation’s Helicopter System Rear Admiral Tony Dalton and Shoalhaven City Council Assistant Deputy Mayor Alan Baptist to officially turn the first sod for the new complex, an event that made world news, appearing on The Wall Street Journal website…..read more 

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