ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia - IMP Aerospace & Defence is pleased to announce that its operating unit Cascade Aerospace, has accepted delivery into maintenance today of the first US Marine Corps (USMC) KC-130J aircraft as part of the unique contract to support the United States Navy (USN) global C-130 operational footprint for up to 10 years.
This contract, in support of Naval Air Systems Command's Tactical Airlift Program Office, is a multi-award contract to provide Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) services to the USMC's KC-130J fleet. Cascade Aerospace was chosen by the USN after a lengthy selection process involving MRO providers from around the world.
Cascade's primary location on the Pacific Rim is well suited to support the contract being managed by the US Navy's Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) Western Pacific and Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) in Yokosuka, Japan. Commanding Officer Randy J. Berti comments, "Teaming up with Cascade Aerospace, a globally recognized leader on C-130 maintenance, will help us accomplish our mission and accelerate naval aviation readiness with world-class execution."