RUAG Australia has earned certification as an EASA Part 145 maintenance organization. The Australia facility offers component MRO and line support for airline and leasing fleets there and in Europe. RUAG also has been awarded full patent rights in Australia, Europe and the U.S. for its Methods for Treating Aircraft Structures. The patent identifies the use of additive metal technology, Supersonic Particle Disposition, as a fully certifiable alternative for safe and reliable repairs, according to RUAG.