Cobham Wins Potential $302M Training Program Extension; Bob Murphy Comments

CobhamLogoCobham has won a potential $302 million contract extension to continue providing operational readiness training services to U.K. Defence Ministry personnel.

The five-year base period is worth $249 million and work would extend to 2019 with options, Cobham said Thursday.

Bob Murphy, Cobham CEO, said the award continues the company’s technology and other related training services to the military that started in the mid-1980s.

Cobham will help British soldiers learn how to fly the Eurofighter Typhoon jet and navigate the Type 45 Destroyer.

Most flying sessions occur in the U.K. and the company will also work with the military in North America and the Middle East, Cobham says.

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