Cobham PLC COB Cobham Extends Contract with Major Mining Company

  Cobham PLC (COB) - Cobham Extends Contract with Major Mining Company

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Cobham plc
22 November 2012




22 November 2012

                                      

   Cobham Extends Contract with Major Mining Company for Aviation Services

                                      

Cobham has consolidated its Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) arrangements with BHP
Billiton to transport workers to remote mines at Yandi and Area C, 1,100 km
northeast of Perth. The arrangements are valued at AUD$65 million and build on
services Cobham has provided to companies operating in the Pilbara since 2003.

                                      

Peter Nottage, vice president of Cobham Aviation Services said: "We
aredelighted to continue to provide FIFO services to remote regions in
Western Australia."



About Cobham

Cobham specialises in meeting the demand for data, connectivity and bandwidth
in defence, security and commercial environments. Offering a technically
diverse and innovative range of technologies and services, the Group protects
lives and livelihoods, responding to customer needs with agility that
differentiates it. The most important thing we build is trust. Employing more
than 11,000 people on five continents, the Group has customers and partners in
over 100 countries, with annual revenue of some £1.9bn / US$3 billion.



About Cobham Aviation Services

Cobham Aviation Services provides specialist aviation solutions to Defence,
Government and major commercial customers under long term performance based
contracts. This includes modern battle space air warfare training for the UK
armed forces and NATO, operating the largest border protection civil maritime
surveillance contract in the world for the Australian Government, supporting
Qantas and numerous major resource industry clients across Australia,
providing a wide range of civil and military platforms with modification and
through life support, including the Sentry E3-D fleet and the Future Strategic
Tanker Aircraft fleet of A330 aircraft for the UK MOD, providing air traffic
control radar display software and aid calibration services to leading UK and
European airports and with partner Bristow Helicopters training all helicopter
pilots for the UK's Navy, Air Force and Army through entity FBHeliservices.
With a combined fleet of over 150 fixed and rotary wing aircraft, Cobham
Aviation Services is a trusted partner worldwide.

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                       Rob Ball

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                       rball@ballpr.com.au

                       



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