Cobham PLC (COB) - Cobham Extends Contract with Major Mining Company RNS Number : 7018R 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. - ends - CONTACTS: Media Relations Investor Relations Greg Alan Caires Julian Wais +1 703 414 5318 +44 (0) 1202 857998 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Rob Ball Ball Public Relations 0407 422 920 email@example.com This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END MSCEAAFFADKAFFF -0- Nov/22/2012 07:00 GMT
Cobham PLC COB Cobham Extends Contract with Major Mining Company
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