Sabena technics subsidiary Barfield has reached a five-year agreement with the U.S. Army’s Contracting Command to supply maintenance for the Alkan electro mechanical release units on the Bell 406 fleet. The contact calls for repairs and maintenance involving up to 168 Alkan units, which are used on the XM149 (OH-58D) helicopter armament system. Component maintenance, technical/logistics assistance, engineering support and expendables are included in the agreement. Barfield will conduct the repairs at its facility in Miami, Fla.
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