In late October, Britain’s Ministry of Defense signed a £97 million, seven-year contract with Marshall Aerospace of Cambridge for logistic support of the RAF’s Lockheed TriStar strategic tanker/transport fleet. Known as the TRIOS contract (TriStar Integrated Operational Support), it will provide maintenance, engineering and technical support for the RAF's core passenger fleet until 2015, and strengthen the air-bridge service to and from theater areas. The RAF acquired two L-1011 TriStar C.2 ...

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