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Cobham Receives AUD$ 7 million Additional Contract Extension from Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Issue 45

Cobham has received a one year supplementary contract extension from the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service to provide maritime surveillance services using two F406 twin turboprop fixed-wing aircraft through June 2014. The aircraft are fitted with a surveillance radar and satellite communications, providing 2,000 hours of maritime surveillance per year. In addition, Cobham provides 15,000 hours of annual cover using ten Dash 8 aircraft under a separate contract that runs through to 2021.

The Australian Border Protection operation is the largest civil surveillance operation in the world, which Cobham has successfully supported since 1995.