Bay Servicing & Logistics

QinetiQ helicopter being transported via Hercules

Under the LTPA, MOD customers have access to our complete bay servicing capability. This covers the servicing of aircraft-mounted equipment and the maintenance of parachutes.

We maintain and repair all types of parachutes, i.e. heavy-drop, cargo, man-carrying, aircraft emergency, helicopter escape and recovery parachutes.

We can service life rafts of all sizes, Martin-Baker ejection seats, aircraft pylons, aircraft generators and aircraft-mounted launchers and guns. We maintain all types of flying clothing, from helmets to immersion suits and boots.

We can service, maintain and support aircraft wheels, brakes, and hydraulic components. Our facilities also include an Oxygen system capability and a dedicated workshop for GRP component repairs, to include some categories of Main Rotor Blade repair.

Our Avionics Support Bay suite caters for, electrical, instrument and avionics system components and includes the capability for rate gyro and accelerometer testing and calibration. Our battery workshop at MOD Boscombe Down is a comprehensive facility that can accommodate any battery in service, be it acid or alkali, military or civil.

All support capability carries Mil.Pt.145 approval under regulation 4804(1)

For a full list of detailed capability click here.


The Logistics facility provides a flexible and responsive support service to help customers meet their deadlines within budget. We can secure the most competitive solutions to fit requirements and offer through-life support from procurement to disposal.


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