First Civil Kamov Ka-32 NVG Modification
Texas-based REBTECH announced approval by the Korean Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) for a night vision (NVG) modification to Russian made KA-32 helicopter to perform night fire suppression operations
Reb Technologies, February 04, 2016 - Bedford, TX - Texas-based night vision lighting specialist, REBTECH has announced the recent approval by the Korean Office of Civil Aviation (KOCA) for a night vision modification to a civil operated Russian made KA-32 helicopter.
REBTECH designed, engineered, and installed the NVG capability for the cockpit, cabin, and external lighting systems on the aircraft operated in South Korea by Dae Jin Air.
The new NVG capable KA-32 will perform night fire suppression operations with improved safety and mission readiness around the country.
REBTECH has also established a logistical spares hub, GLOMEX Military Supplies, for repair and service of the NVG lighting components and instruments in Prague, Czech Republic, to support these and future KA-32 helicopters that are likely to receive night vision modifications in South Korea by REBTECH.
REBTECH engineers and technicians performed the installation and successful modification with KOCA approval in Seoul, South Korea. There are approximately 500 KA-32 type helicopters operating around the world in multiple military, parapublic and civil configurations.
Company president, Richard Borkowski commented, "This was a significant effort by everyone at REBTECH, and we're proud of this recent and very important certification by the Korean Office of Civil Aviation. We will undoubtedly continue to expand our exemplary service and support into this region."
About REBTECH: REBTECH, also known as REB Technologies, Inc., is a global industry leader providing advanced military and civil night vision aircraft lighting systems.
Based in Bedford, Texas, the company has extensive experience developing night vision lighting for cockpit, cabin and crew stations as well as night vision systems for external airframe applications. REB Technologies has several FAA approved supplemental type certificates (STC) and has performed lighting modifications and installations for military and civil customers in over 8 different countries.
REB Technologies provides FAA approved instrument repair, overhaul and modification in addition to support of developmental requirements for REBTECH and their customers. REBTECH can provide additional design, engineering and developmental services for military or civil aircraft applications upon customer request.
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