Meggitt, a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy, has been awarded a five-year agreement from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation for the manufacture of fuel tanks, ice protection equipment, composites and interiors.
Covering all Sikorsky’s production military rotorcraft, including the BLACK HAWK helicopter, the contract is valued at up to $129 million.
The equipment will be manufactured in Meggitt’s polymers and composites facility in Rockmart, Georgia, USA, and deliveries under the contract will start in 2013.
John Skubina, Deputy President, Meggitt Polymers & Composites, commented: “This win reflects the Rockmart plant’s world-class delivery and quality record, and we look forward to maintaining this high performance for the duration of this agreement and beyond.”
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1. Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of military and commercial helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft; in the provision of aircraft spare parts, maintenance and repair, and overhaul services; and in civil helicopter operations.
2. Meggitt’s Rockmart facility, part of Meggitt’s Polymers & Composites division, manufactures seals for aircraft and oil platforms, flexible fuel tanks and coatings, the composites that make up smart ice protection systems and sub-assemblies and helicopter interior panels and accessories. Product development is backed by strong manufacturing engineering expertise, the latest design tools, systems design and development and program management experience.
3. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defense and energy. Meggitt employs over 10,000 people at around 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide