CCC, Bell Textron sign contract for Bell 505s for Montenegro Air Force

June 5, 2020

Ottawa, Ont – The Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) is pleased to announce the sale of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X’s to the Montenegro Air Force. Manufactured by Bell Textron Canada at their facility in Mirabel, Quebec, the Bell 505s will be used to train Montenegrin military pilots.

The sale, facilitated by CCC as Prime Contractor through our government-to-government contracting approach, will provide aircrafts that offer increased situational awareness and safety, allowing pilots to focus on training.

CCC is thankful to our international trade partners who helped to advance this contract, including our colleagues at Global Affairs Canada and our partners at the Embassy of Canada to Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro.

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“CCC was pleased to work with Bell Textron to help with this sale of Bell 505 Jet Rangers into the complex European market. We are proud to support jobs in the Aerospace sector in Canada by providing foreign governments with the capabilities they require.”

Carl Marcotte, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Commercial Corporation

“We are proud to provide the Montenegro Air Force with exceptional products and services. The Bell 505 is a phenomenal aircraft to train new military pilots. We thank Montenegro’s Air Force for continuing to grow its fleet with Bell aircraft. The Bell 505 will be a great addition to its program.”

Duncan Van De Velde, Managing Director, Europe and Russia

“We are proud to have the newest Bell 505 military trainer that is equipped with the latest technology in the Balkans Region. These aircraft will enable our pilots to better perform their public safety and other missions and to help protect our citizens.”

Colonel Nenad PAVLOVIC, Montenegro Air Force.


About CCC

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, construction & infrastructure, aerospace, and defence & public safety.


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