Babcock announces that INAER Spain (INAER), part of Avincis, has been awarded a further four-year £5 million contract to provide helicopter transport for search and rescue operations and other civil defence missions by the local government of Cantabria, Spain.
INAER will operate a 24 hour service from Santander Airport using Bell 412 helicopter. The helicopters missions include sea and land search and rescue, the transport of injured or sick patients, firefighting support, surveillance and reconnaissance.
INAER has provided aerial emergency and civil defence services to the Cantabria Government since 1989. To date, the partnership has completed over 2,500 missions.