French MRO provider Sabena Technics has acquired military aircraft support specialist AeroTech Pro to strengthen in the defence arena.
Based in Aix-en-Provence, AeroTech Pro delivers “high added-value services”, including technical assistance and own MRO operations, to military operators in France and abroad, Sabena Technics says.
It notes that AeroTech Pro’s MRO activity includes airframe maintenance in a hangar at Istres air base near Marseille, and that the company has built up “recognised technical expertise” for the support of Airbus A400M and A330 MRTT transports. Both types are operated by the French air force.
Sabena Technics chief executive Philippe Rochet describes AeroTech Pro as an “agile and responsive” company with “real knowledge of military operators’ needs”.
The acquisition “not only marks a new step in our external growth strategy, but…