Northrop Grumman signs teaming agreement with RUAG Aviation for F-5 worldwide sustainment and life cycle logistics
Northrop Grumman and RUAG Aviation have signed an agreement to provide worldwide sustainment and life cycle logistics as an effort to offer a broad capability to countries flying the F-5 Tiger aircraft.
Under the terms of the agreement, the team will market F-5 aftermarket support, modifications and upgrade programs to countries flying the aircraft. As the prime support provider for the Swiss Air Force and other, foreign military F-5 operators, RUAG has extensive experience and infrastructure in place to support the program and has been providing superior support to these operational fleets.
"By entering the partnership, Northrop Grumman and RUAG Aviation are complementing each other in their fields of expertise," said Philipp Marc Berner, executive vice president of RUAG Military Aviation. "Our respective clients will benefit from a full range of capabilities, skills and services as we aim to extend the life-cycle of F-5 aircraft in operation."