April 10, 2014
Gama Engineering wins new defence contract
Gama Engineering, the Fairoaks Airport, UK based EASA Part 21J and UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Design Approved Organisation Status company, has been awarded a contract to supply the design solution and major parts for a Traffic Alerting System, GPS and 8.33kHz VHF Comms upgrade to a number of Airbus Helicopters’ Gazelle helicopters for the British Army. The upgrade will include GPS, Comms and Traffic Advisory equipment from Garmin and an electronic Primary Flight Display from Aspen Avionics. Gama Engineering has previously worked with both equipment manufacturers on a significant number of civilian Supplemental Type Certificate programmes, but this is the first such venture on a military platform.