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CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, announced on May 24 a major expansion with the launch of CNC Aviation, a new division that will provide sales and leasing of new and used aircraft alongside the company’s existing aviation technology business.
The move corresponds to the company’s purchase of an Airbus AS350 B2 helicopter and augments the company’s position as one of the industry’s most trusted providers of airborne law enforcement solutions.
CNC acquired the Airbus AS350 B2, formerly owned by the Ontario Police Department, and will continue to build its fleet through purchases of new and used aircraft that support a broad range of mission profiles. The new division builds upon a strong year of growth, which saw the firm land new contracts with several large state and federal agencies.
CNC also saw increasing interest from the capital markets and from investors seeking to partner with the company to capture a greater share of the overall government security market. In addition to helping clients lease or acquire aircraft, CNC Aviation will also work with agencies and OEMs to maximize the value of aircraft they are selling or trading in.
“The launch of CNC Aviation supports our mission of providing clients with a single source solution for all of their airborne law enforcement requirements,” said Alex Giuffrida, founding partner and CEO of CNC Technologies. “We’ve had a tremendous response from the law enforcement community to our comprehensive, 24-7 approach and the new division will extend our ability to now serve as a trusted partner in the purchase, lease or sale of new and used aircraft.”
With the introduction of CNC Aviation, the company will be able to sell or lease complete aerial solutions including aircraft, mission suites, fixed receive sites and mobile command posts. The company can deploy any level of solution from implementing a real-time microwave downlink to building out a nationwide counter-terrorism network encompassing aircraft, ground-based receive sites, imaging platforms and encrypted communications systems for sovereign state clients.
The CNC Technologies team also has extensive experience supporting Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) projects funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
“CNC Technologies has served as a key partner in support of our airborne law enforcement efforts, both deploying the mission suite on our new Airbus H125 and assisting us in the helicopter’s purchase,” said Steve Valvo, sergeant at the Ontario Police Department. “The company’s wide range of expertise in law enforcement aircraft helped us maximize the value when trading in our 2007 Airbus AS350 B2 as part of the H125 purchase and made the overall experience a positive one.”