Bell Textron Canada announced that it has delivered its first Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter to Predrag Bošković, Montenegro’s Minister of Defence. The sale of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X’s to the Montenegro Air Force was announced by the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) on June 5, 2020.
The second aircraft, also being manufactured by Bell Textron Canada at their facility in Mirabel, Quebec, is expected to be delivered in January 2021.
CCC’s interim President and CEO, Ernie Briard, expressed “Congratulations to Bell Textron on reaching this important milestone. CCC is pleased to support you in this contract and where our government-to-government contracting approach can make a difference.”
CCC is Canada’s government-to-government contracting organization.CCC supports the growth of international trade by helping Canadian exporters gain access to foreign government procurement opportunities. Through a unique government-to-government contracting approach, CCC positions qualified Canadian exporters to win international contracts with governments abroad, while significantly reducing the risks associated with foreign procurement.Through commercial advocacy, collaborative project development and foreign contracting expertise CCC helps Canadian exporters and foreign government buyers reduce procurement risk in key markets, including, information & communication technologies, cleantech, infrastructure, aerospace, and defence & public safety.