Taiwan to Overhaul Navy Aircraft Engines

19 November 2009 (Last Updated November 19th, 2009 18:30)

StandardAero will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the Taiwanese Navy's T56 engine and quick engine change (QEC) under a foreign military sale from the US Navy. Under the $36m contract, Taiwan will also purchase 12 P3 Orion aircraft engines and eight spare eng

StandardAero will provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the Taiwanese Navy's T56 engine and quick engine change (QEC) under a foreign military sale from the US Navy.

Under the $36m contract, Taiwan will also purchase 12 P3 Orion aircraft engines and eight spare engines while StandardAero will perform MRO services QEC workload which includes 56 engines and QEC assemblies.

P-3 Orion is a four-engine turboprop maritime surveillance aircraft primarily for maritime patrol, reconnaissance, anti-surface warfare and anti-submarine warfare.

The contract has been awarded by the US Naval Air Systems Command and the work will run for the next four years.