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Serco secures new contract at Wattisham Air Station

Published: 2 Jun 2014

Serco, the international service company, has secured a new three year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a range of manpower services to Joint Helicopter Command at Wattisham Air Station.

The contract valued at £400k per year, will see Serco remain at Wattisham Air Station near Ipswich where it has supported Army aviation since 1995.

Serco provides a range of services at the Station from quality assurance and health and safety management to Motor Transport vehicle servicing and Administration. The company's nine-strong team is fully integrated into 7 Air Assault Battalion REME who work in partnership with the Army to maintain the UK's Apache helicopter force.

Serco Director, Stephen Lagadu said:  "We are delighted that we have been awarded a new contract at Wattisham Air Station. We had a strong bid, a first class bid team and a fantastic team of committed and dedicated people who understand the job and have worked hard to deliver a high quality, efficient and innovative service. We look forward to continuing to work with 7 Air Assault Battalion REME at Wattisham Flying Station and being an integral part of Army aviation."