18 December: QinetiQ Australia has received a two year contract extension, as provided for within the current contract, from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide Aircraft Structural Integrity (ASI) services.
Since 2006, QinetiQ has provided expert ASI support and advice to the ADF’s aviation technical airworthiness regulator, the Directorate General Technical Airworthiness (DGTA-ADF).
Alan Woolford, CEO of QinetiQ Australia, said, by working in Partnership with DGTA-ADF, QinetiQ has been able to adapt its engineering offering to meet the ADF’s evolving requirements.
"Our ability to produce relevant, timely and high-quality engineering outcomes has directly benefitted airworthiness across the ADF," Mr Woolford said.
The extended contract also gives the ADF an enhanced ability to engage QinetiQ on ADF bases and within the Defence Science and Technology Organisation.
The updated contract is effective until November 2016, and further cements QinetiQ’s reputation as a leading provider of structural integrity services in the defence and rail industries.
QinetiQ forms "Partnerships with a capital P" based on trust. Its Partnership with DGTA-ADF is built on the expertise and commitment of its people, who know-how to help the ADF deliver safe and effective aviation capability.
Notes for Editors:
A FTSE250 company, QinetiQ uses its domain knowledge to provide technical support and know-how to customers in the global aerospace, defence and security markets. QinetiQ's unique position enables it to be a trusted partner to government organisations, predominantly in the UK and the US, including defence departments, intelligence services and security agencies.
As part of the QinetiQ company, QinetiQ Australia has 250 specialist staff located across Australia who use their know-how to deliver trusted and independent value solutions to Australian defence and government organisations across air, land, sea and information domains as well as the civil manufacturing and mining industries.
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Jenny Waller, Marketing Manager, QinetiQ Australia on Tel: +61(7) 3031 2045 / Email: jwaller@QinetiQ.com.au
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QinetiQ Press Office on Tel: +44 (0) 1252 39 3500 / Email: PressOffice@QinetiQ.com